Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
3 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '20 at 20:45
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Memory 95.4
1-Core 132
2-Core 264
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 685
73% 567 Pts
64-Core 696
47% 696 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 405
Reflection 383
Parallax 440
106% 409 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 398
Splatting 253
106% 298 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix BC501 HFM256GDJTNG-8310A 256GB
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 308 315 293 282 365 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 638
Write 283
Mixed 347
SusWrite 326
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 34.4
147% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 495
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 393
292% 392 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 107%
Great: 157%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
44GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 516 550 500 287 274 273 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 881
Write 654
Mixed 599
SusWrite 400
142% 634 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 44.1
166% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 583
DQ Mixed 299
251% 348 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 127%
Great: 326%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$73
840GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 175 175 176 177 177 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 156
Mixed 25.9
SusWrite 176
96% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
166% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
62.6% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 19
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 20.8
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 63%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $968
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