Asus Z97-WS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics28.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-WS  (all builds)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160114
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 22 '20 at 01:48
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
1-Core 123
2-Core 251
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 652
73% 559 Pts
64-Core 651
44% 651 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
28.4% Poor
Lighting 117
Reflection 112
Parallax 120
31% 116 fps
MRender 82.1
Gravity 101
Splatting 77.7
28% 86.9 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 256GB-$149
228GB free
Firmware: O0919A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 414 425 426 428 431 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 453
Write 423
Mixed 323
SusWrite 403
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 40
153% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 31.5
DQ Write 79.4
DQ Mixed 106
66% 72.3 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 110%
Spcc Solid State Disk 256GB
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0424A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 398 411 412 412 414 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 9% Great: 41%
USB Flash Memory 2GB
2GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.3 3.9 4.1 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
3.04% Terrible
Read 7.5
Write 3.2
Mixed 2.8
SusWrite 4.2
5% 4.43 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
16% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.04%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905471-074.A00LF 9905471-074.A00LF ASU16D3LU1KFG/8G ASU16D3LU1KFG/8G 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.6% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 18.2
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 66.1
61% 66.1 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-WS Builds (Compare 479 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,278
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