Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 84.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.1% 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 Drive107% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140603
Uptime6 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 19:31
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$175
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Memory 94.7
1-Core 112
2-Core 218
84% 142 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 425
58% 425 Pts
64-Core 427
29% 427 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
77.1% Very good
Lighting 95.9
Reflection 108
Parallax 98.1
78% 101 fps
MRender 94.6
Gravity 95
Splatting 96
77% 95.2 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 85 62 63 64 64 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 360
Mixed 397
SusWrite 99.4
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 61.1
208% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 107%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
147GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 141 135 144 143 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 162
Write 147
Mixed 82
SusWrite 140
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
59.4% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 17.5
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 4,559 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $850
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HDDRAMUSB
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