Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 49%
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 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 86.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive38.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 07:14
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU2%
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 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 i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Memory 97.6
1-Core 127
2-Core 241
91% 155 Pts
4-Core 404
8-Core 622
66% 513 Pts
64-Core 618
42% 618 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$210
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
62% Good
Lighting 272
Reflection 215
Parallax 232
71% 240 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 230
Splatting 166
62% 180 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 62%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$34
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 19 225 55 78 91 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
38.2% Below average
Read 398
Write 336
Mixed 268
SusWrite 111
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 17.3
4K Mixed 9.3
36% 12.2 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 79.8
DQ Mixed 34.1
43% 77.6 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
84.5% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 26.9
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 25.4
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 2,343 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,106
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