Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 84.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics31.4% 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 Drive46.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 18:55
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 (85th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Memory 92
1-Core 123
2-Core 242
88% 152 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 466
62% 455 Pts
64-Core 468
31% 468 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.4% Below average
Lighting 38.2
Reflection 42.3
Parallax 39.1
31% 39.9 fps
MRender 38.2
Gravity 39.9
Splatting 28.2
32% 35.4 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2018)-$27
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 57 25 26 55 66 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 447
Write 256
Mixed 201
SusWrite 68.1
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 20.1
62% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 80.6
DQ Mixed 25.6
39% 74.7 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 52%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
767GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 168 169 168 167 167 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 158
Mixed 106
SusWrite 166
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.3
257% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$85
171GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 59 60 60 60 59 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
31.4% Below average
Read 50.8
Write 52.5
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 58.8
37% 49.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
66% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 68%
WD WD80PUZX-64NEAY0 8TB
6TB free
Firmware: 80.H0A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 169 169 166 168 166 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 176
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 167
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.4
234% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/8G 16GB
1600, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.4
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 21.3
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 4,189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $835
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