Asus Z87-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics49.9% 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 Drive64.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z87-K  (all builds)
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141105
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateNov 07 '20 at 13:27
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$180
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Memory 89.5
1-Core 103
2-Core 206
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 402
55% 405 Pts
64-Core 403
27% 403 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
Asus(1043 851A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
49.9% Average
Lighting 62.7
Reflection 65.1
Parallax 58.8
51% 62.2 fps
MRender 70.1
Gravity 59
Splatting 52.3
49% 60.5 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 286 140 114 114 127 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 289
Write 390
Mixed 241
SusWrite 164
61% 271 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 37.2
125% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 30.5
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 45.2
44% 67 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 105%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
354GB free
Firmware: 0710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 40 41 42 41 41 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
21.9% Poor
Read 35.5
Write 37.3
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 40
27% 36.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
54.9% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 15.8
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 15.7
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-K Builds (Compare 2,622 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-K - $134

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $661
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