Asus Z97-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics83% 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 Drive102% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-AR  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 00:29
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Memory 92.5
1-Core 127
2-Core 198
84% 139 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 632
65% 511 Pts
64-Core 629
42% 629 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
83% Excellent
Lighting 105
Reflection 110
Parallax 112
85% 109 fps
MRender 95
Gravity 101
Splatting 97
81% 97.6 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$180
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 279 282 288 290 218 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 234
Mixed 318
SusWrite 250
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 50.8
175% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 280
217% 300 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 102%
Great: 124%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$70
164GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 539 564 559 554 572 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
168% Outstanding
Read 622
Write 542
Mixed 537
SusWrite 509
124% 553 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 76.4
258% 91.2 MB/s
DQ Read 773
DQ Write 674
DQ Mixed 1,022
685% 823 MB/s
Poor: 197%
This bench: 168%
Great: 316%
WDC WDBNCE0010PNC 1TB
150GB free
Firmware: 415000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 286 287 290 292 321 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 441
Mixed 290
SusWrite 272
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 50.5
162% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 150
167% 283 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 101%
Great: 118%
Seagate Expansion Desk 8TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: 0915
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 180 179 174 173 176 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 152
Write 154
Mixed 109
SusWrite 171
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 6.6
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.7
427% 3.77 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
61.5% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 20.3
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-AR Builds (Compare 1,768 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-AR - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $996
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