Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 83%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics31.2% 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 Drive45.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 29 '20 at 20:20
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
83% Excellent
Memory 96.2
1-Core 108
2-Core 226
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 397
8-Core 444
56% 420 Pts
64-Core 452
30% 452 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Asus(1043 85D3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 446.14
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.2% Below average
Lighting 122
Reflection 83.4
Parallax 123
32% 109 fps
MRender 79.6
Gravity 115
Splatting 85.5
31% 93.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2018)-$27
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 56 47 56 61 64 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
45.6% Average
Read 417
Write 293
Mixed 210
SusWrite 71.7
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 24.4
4K Mixed 18
66% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 74.9
DQ Mixed 28.6
40% 73.7 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 52%
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 500GB-$65
102GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 292 320 307 298 236 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 450
Mixed 245
SusWrite 283
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 36.8
154% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 215
200% 309 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 99%
Great: 117%
Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$36
280GB free
Firmware: LVD3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 109 107 108 108 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 94.7
Write 103
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 107
59% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.5
305% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$16
187GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 99 99 99 100 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 106
Write 99.5
Mixed 65.2
SusWrite 96.7
68% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 29
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 26.6
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 87%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

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