Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics25% 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)
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 12 '20 at 17:00
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770-$277
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Memory 93.9
1-Core 104
2-Core 188
78% 129 Pts
4-Core 341
8-Core 519
55% 430 Pts
64-Core 540
36% 540 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Asus(1043 847A) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
25% Poor
Lighting 28.4
Reflection 26.8
Parallax 33.1
23% 29.5 fps
MRender 34.6
Gravity 33.8
Splatting 29.9
27% 32.8 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 25%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 492
Write 471
Mixed 389
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 50.2
172% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 302
243% 341 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 122%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$40
185GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 120 120 121 121 121 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 115
Write 117
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 120
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
286GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 92 91 93 94 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 119
Write 76.2
Mixed 75
SusWrite 92.2
67% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 113%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$72
56GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 184 179 168 180 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 247
Write 130
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 174
186% 152 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 10.7
4K Mixed 8.1
679% 9.83 MB/s
DQ Read 12
DQ Write 12
DQ Mixed 9.6
779% 11.2 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.9
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 17.4
48% 17 GB/s
Latency 60.1
66% 60.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,031
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