Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive79.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 16 '20 at 04:18
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4460-$186
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
67.3% Good
1-Core 97.7
2-Core 198
69% 148 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 390
53% 390 Pts
64-Core 395
26% 395 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$25
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 103 65 29 68 49 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 474
Write 167
Mixed 335
SusWrite 76.3
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 33.5
148% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 178
154% 227 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 2.5" 750GB-$42
574GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 109 110 110 109 110 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 104
Write 104
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 110
68% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 61%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$7
9GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.1 5.9 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.9 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
11.1% Very poor
Read 54.7
Write 4.5
Mixed 6.7
SusWrite 5.6
16% 17.9 MB/s
4K Read 8.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
30% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 11.1%
Great: 23%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C11 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
34.2% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 11.8
MC Mixed 9.4
31% 10.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 11
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $828
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