Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 92.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.5% 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 Drive120% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (Wi-Fi ac)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 01:34
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$200
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Memory 97.3
1-Core 128
2-Core 250
92% 158 Pts
4-Core 503
8-Core 516
69% 510 Pts
64-Core 522
35% 522 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Lighting 66.7
Reflection 66.7
Parallax 59.8
54% 64.4 fps
MRender 70.7
Gravity 61.8
Splatting 52.6
51% 61.7 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 760p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$54
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 004C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 294 267 266 269 268 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 645
Write 639
Mixed 554
SusWrite 262
118% 525 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 50.9
165% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 769
DQ Write 428
DQ Mixed 595
443% 597 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 120%
Great: 244%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 4TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 152 157 161 159 160 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 152
Write 150
Mixed 57
SusWrite 156
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
254% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 238%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 29.3
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 27.8
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 92%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO(Wi-Fi ac) Builds (Compare 1,277 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $758
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