Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.1% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateSep 02 '20 at 02:33
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$223
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 93.6
1-Core 123
2-Core 244
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 467
65% 471 Pts
64-Core 477
32% 477 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
61.6% Good
Lighting 244
Reflection 216
Parallax 236
64% 232 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 223
Splatting 152
62% 181 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$126
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 395 222 131 100 46 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 455
Mixed 343
SusWrite 182
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 41.7
154% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 175
166% 261 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 91%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$149
619GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 554 625 639 639 640 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Read 725
Write 633
Mixed 653
SusWrite 558
144% 642 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 77.6
258% 88.2 MB/s
DQ Read 780
DQ Write 680
DQ Mixed 1,077
712% 846 MB/s
Poor: 247%
This bench: 176%
Great: 358%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
62.9% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 20
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 19.4
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 2,565 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-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,046
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