Asus Z97-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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.
Graphics51.3% 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 Drive64.8% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-AR  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150212
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 09:22
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Memory 91.4
1-Core 114
2-Core 225
84% 144 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 429
57% 421 Pts
64-Core 425
28% 425 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
Asus(1043 851A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.3% Above average
Lighting 191
Reflection 172
Parallax 190
50% 184 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 183
Splatting 122
52% 152 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$193
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 600ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 150 139 140 139 142 MB/s
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
64.8% Good
Read 281
Write 210
Mixed 238
SusWrite 138
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 26.5
124% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 164
129% 175 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
361GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 121 121 120 120 120 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 127
Write 120
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 119
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
206% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
62.1% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 19.6
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 20.5
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-AR Builds (Compare 855 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-AR - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $1,036
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