Asus Z87-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive31.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z87-K  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141105
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateNov 14 '20 at 17:03
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Memory 89.6
1-Core 119
2-Core 227
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 460
62% 457 Pts
64-Core 460
31% 460 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
MSI(1462 3177) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1610 MHz, MLim: 1983 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 85.7
Reflection 80.1
Parallax 66
69% 77.3 fps
MRender 89.4
Gravity 85
Splatting 75.4
69% 83.3 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$37
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 199 23 62 47 41 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
31.4% Below average
Read 459
Write 376
Mixed 10.9
SusWrite 92.2
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.3
28% 7.33 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 96%
Crucial M550 256GB-$152
127GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 381 390 383 400 403 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 406
Write 413
Mixed 307
SusWrite 391
86% 379 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 98.2
4K Mixed 43.4
150% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 237
203% 297 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$19
302GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 62 62 62 62 62 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
37.9% Below average
Read 69.7
Write 73.7
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 62
48% 65.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 55%
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 (97th percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.8
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 19.6
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-K Builds (Compare 2,629 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-K - $134

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