Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics78.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 28 '20 at 09:20
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 94.1
1-Core 132
2-Core 259
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 699
72% 569 Pts
64-Core 698
47% 698 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.8% Very good
Lighting 99.9
Reflection 114
Parallax 95.8
81% 103 fps
MRender 97.3
Gravity 94.2
Splatting 100
76% 97.3 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC23
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 136 144 138 143 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 136
Write 159
Mixed 62.4
SusWrite 135
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
193GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 115 115 115 115 116 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 132
Write 120
Mixed 90.4
SusWrite 115
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 108%
WD WD20EURX 2TB-$50
67GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 104 109 93 97 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
65.6% Good
Read 126
Write 122
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 102
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 88%
WD WD5000AVCS-6 500GB
116GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 58 58 58 57 58 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 84.4
Write 83.7
Mixed 55.4
SusWrite 57.5
52% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 52%
WD Elements 25A3 4TB
131GB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 161 160 161 160 160 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 162
Write 162
Mixed 127
SusWrite 160
208% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
137% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 105%
WD Elements 25A3 6TB
2TB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 74 74 74 73 74 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 150
Write 126
Mixed 95.7
SusWrite 74.1
144% 111 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 10.5
4K Mixed 0.7
454% 10.3 MB/s
DQ Read 0.4
DQ Write 12.2
DQ Mixed 0.5
433% 4.37 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 106%
Seagate Desktop 1TB
500GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 43 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
20.8% Poor
Read 40.5
Write 41.1
Mixed 31
SusWrite 42.3
53% 38.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.1
102% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.9% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 20.7
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 4,503 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

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