Asus Z97-C

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics42.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-C  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 21:34
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Memory 92.6
1-Core 129
2-Core 260
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 453
8-Core 680
73% 566 Pts
64-Core 676
45% 676 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
Asus(1043 0501) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.3.2
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
42.2% Average
Lighting 48.3
Reflection 61.3
Parallax 78.9
39% 62.8 fps
MRender 59.9
Gravity 56.4
Splatting 45.1
46% 53.8 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$39
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR041
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 424 266 103 88 131 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 465
Write 393
Mixed 58.6
SusWrite 240
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 19.8
79% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 1
68% 158 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 93%
Ct240bx5 0 240GB
161GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 366 348 94 94 95 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 354
Write 367
Mixed 327
SusWrite 228
72% 319 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 16.1
74% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 45.2
DQ Mixed 7.9
28% 64.8 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5273DH0-CH9 M378B5273CH0-CH9 M378B5273DH0-CH9 1315 CT51264BA1339.M16F 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
58.7% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 16.2
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 20.5
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-C Builds (Compare 986 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-C - $256

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,044
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