Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics112% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 23 '20 at 01:37
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$210
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 128
2-Core 256
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 509
8-Core 500
69% 504 Pts
64-Core 511
34% 511 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
EVGA(3842 2072) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
112% Outstanding
Lighting 461
Reflection 367
Parallax 474
121% 434 fps
MRender 377
Gravity 380
Splatting 240
112% 332 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 112%
Great: 122%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 128GB
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM91.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 177 189 189 190 189 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 322
Write 270
Mixed 254
SusWrite 188
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 31.9
130% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 180
160% 239 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.4% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 23.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 22.2
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 10,935 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $965
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