Asus Z87-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.94% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive121% 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.
Memory28GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 28GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (53%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z87-K  (all builds)
Memory24.9 GB free of 28 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140102
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 19:57
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 53%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670-$224
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Memory 84.5
1-Core 109
2-Core 213
79% 136 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 418
58% 421 Pts
64-Core 415
28% 415 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 83%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 610
Asus(1043 8460) 2GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 300 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
1.94% Terrible
Lighting 2.4
Reflection 2.58
Parallax 1.84
2% 2.27 fps
MRender 2.71
Gravity 2.3
Splatting 2.04
2% 2.35 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.94%
Great: 2%
AMD Radeon HD 5450
Asus(1043 0471) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
1.09% Terrible
Lighting 1.33
Reflection 1.58
Parallax 1.59
1% 1.5 fps
MRender 1.52
Gravity 0.83
Splatting 1.43
1% 1.26 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.09%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 1TB-$100
803GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0918B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 408 441 428 416 419 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 458
Mixed 409
SusWrite 427
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 56
188% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 129
160% 284 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 121%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$81
783GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 120 119 117 118 118 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 117
Write 96.4
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 119
73% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 115%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 0 0 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
21.8% Poor
Read 43.6
Write 112
Mixed 57.9
SusWrite 31.8
46% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B1G73QH0-CK0 M378B5173DB0-CK0 28GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
62.3% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 18.5
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-K - $134

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $658
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