Asus Z97-K R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive83.3% 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.
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 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 08 '20 at 17:34
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Memory 89.8
1-Core 130
2-Core 249
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 653
69% 540 Pts
64-Core 653
44% 653 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Asus(1043 85C5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Lighting 74.8
Reflection 76.9
Parallax 74.2
60% 75.3 fps
MRender 71.8
Gravity 69.9
Splatting 70.3
57% 70.7 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Colorful SL500 256GB
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8301c26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 370 366 352 349 348 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 359
Write 339
Mixed 316
SusWrite 358
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 32.6
122% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 200
154% 209 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
194GB free
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 126 128 128 127 128 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 147
Write 101
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 126
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-056.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
32.4% Below average
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 8.4
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 12
SC Mixed 10.7
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K R2.0 Builds (Compare 185 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K R2.0

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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