Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 80.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive47.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140707
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 04:54
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Memory 92.1
1-Core 112
2-Core 213
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 581
61% 475 Pts
64-Core 601
40% 601 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
66.6% Good
Lighting 263
Reflection 217
Parallax 219
69% 233 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 237
Splatting 192
67% 208 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 30 29 31 32 27 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 342
Write 38
Mixed 65
SusWrite 30.9
26% 119 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 16.3
82% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 31.2
DQ Mixed 41.1
64% 131 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 74%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$65
394GB free
Firmware: 05.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 90 90 91 90 89 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 87.8
Write 86
Mixed 89
SusWrite 90.3
66% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
182% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 76%
Seagate Expansion Desk 5TB
4.5TB free, PID 331a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 178 178 176 180 180 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 131
Write 110
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 176
150% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 7.7
4K Mixed 1.1
305% 3.47 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
55.4% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 16.6
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 16.4
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 63%
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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-A - $150

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