Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28% 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)
Boot Drive103% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 12 '20 at 17:13
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$275
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Memory 94.4
1-Core 110
2-Core 213
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 572
60% 472 Pts
64-Core 569
38% 569 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.6%
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 (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
28% Poor
Lighting 31.4
Reflection 29.3
Parallax 36.8
25% 32.5 fps
MRender 40.9
Gravity 38
Splatting 32.7
31% 37.2 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 28%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 260 250 93 116 123 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 448
Mixed 386
SusWrite 200
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 54.2
180% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 103%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$40
177GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 120 120 121 120 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 60
SusWrite 120
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$36
286GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 93 93 93 94 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 125
Write 77.2
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 92.4
67% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 113%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$72
56GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 190 189 190 185 185 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 232
Write 128
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 186
186% 150 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 10.8
4K Mixed 7.9
677% 9.9 MB/s
DQ Read 11.9
DQ Write 11.9
DQ Mixed 7.9
718% 10.6 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 110%
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 above expectations (78th percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 19.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 19.5
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 5,036 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,031
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