Asus Z87-PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 84.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.6% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z87-PRO  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 24 '20 at 23:05
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$209
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Memory 96.2
1-Core 107
2-Core 234
85% 146 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 610
64% 502 Pts
64-Core 612
41% 612 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 2301 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Lighting 102
Reflection 99.2
Parallax 87.6
83% 96.4 fps
MRender 77.1
Gravity 89.6
Splatting 0.3
70% 55.7 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 240GB-$120
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 286 420 381 421 387 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 365
Write 411
Mixed 300
SusWrite 385
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 36
146% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 248
206% 294 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 101%
PNY CS900 120GB-$22
55GB free
Firmware: CS900E12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 127 169 167 164 164 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
74% Very good
Read 339
Write 314
Mixed 281
SusWrite 182
63% 279 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 32.1
130% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 157
135% 198 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74%
Great: 87%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$48
203GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 75 85 85 84 85 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
51.2% Above average
Read 94.7
Write 87.7
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 83.2
62% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1923 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
73.1% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 23.1
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 23.5
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-PRO Builds (Compare 3,436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $963
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