Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive95.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateApr 06 '20 at 12:58
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Memory 94.1
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 507
69% 506 Pts
64-Core 502
34% 502 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$56
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 355 340 337 331 335 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 454
Write 428
Mixed 400
SusWrite 341
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 35.8
130% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 255
221% 327 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 126%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$45
15GB free
Firmware: 541ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 78 71 68 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
41.3% Average
Read 126
Write 104
Mixed 113
SusWrite 75.1
24% 105 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 21.1
87% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 100
80% 113 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 73%
Samsung S2 Portable 320GB
108GB free, PID 1f03
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
16.7% Very poor
Read 34.7
Write 35.3
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 37.8
46% 34 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
51% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 16.7%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
62.7% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.9
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 64%
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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 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

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