Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
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 74.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics3.03% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive94.8% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-E/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160316
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 05:18
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 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 i5-4590S-$121
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
74.8% Very good
1-Core 109
2-Core 217
77% 163 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 435
59% 434 Pts
64-Core 433
29% 433 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.5107
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
3.03% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 17.1
Parallax 24.7
3% 17.9 fps
MRender 20.8
Gravity 7.1
Splatting 18.4
3% 15.4 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.03%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSCKKW480H6 480GB
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LSF042C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 300 149 119 121 119 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 449
Mixed 394
SusWrite 207
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 46.2
163% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 228
180% 250 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 96%
Seagate ST500LM030-1RK17D 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: RSM8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 98 122 128 128 99 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 86.7
Write 95.7
Mixed 50.4
SusWrite 112
63% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.2
126% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1608DT2TXRG 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
65.4% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 20.6
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 20.3
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 2,015 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $793
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