Asus Z97-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 86.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-E  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140929
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 20:39
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$189
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Memory 92.5
1-Core 120
2-Core 231
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 469
64% 465 Pts
64-Core 436
29% 436 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.55
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
38% Below average
Lighting 46.3
Reflection 54.1
Parallax 47.7
39% 49.4 fps
MRender 57.7
Gravity 49.6
Splatting 43.7
34% 50.4 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 38%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 131 181 177 106 84 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 375
Mixed 389
SusWrite 174
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 58.1
193% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 133%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
40GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 112 107 107 111 115 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 184
Write 177
Mixed 108
SusWrite 110
107% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
60% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 19.4
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 17.5
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 60%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E Builds (Compare 749 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-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $758
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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