Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 90.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive125% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150122
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 13:14
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Memory 94.7
1-Core 129
2-Core 250
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 676
73% 569 Pts
64-Core 680
46% 680 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 374 369 359 327 316 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 480
Mixed 362
SusWrite 354
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 64
217% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 355
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 125%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
222GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 142 144 144 144 144 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 137
Mixed 93.1
SusWrite 143
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
68.9% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 21.4
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 22.3
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 2,027 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $978
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HDDRAMUSB
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