Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 79.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.59% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 20:27
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4570-$298
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Memory 90.4
1-Core 105
2-Core 208
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 407
55% 404 Pts
64-Core 402
27% 402 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7750
Device(1545 7750) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
7.59% Terrible
Lighting 8.9
Reflection 15.3
Parallax 14.6
7% 12.9 fps
MRender 12
Gravity 9.6
Splatting 10.2
8% 10.6 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.59%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 240GB
97GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 95 153 96 93 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 456
Write 220
Mixed 329
SusWrite 154
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 37.1
146% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 189
166% 244 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 147 151 153 167 165 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 157
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 152
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.9
212% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.8
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 19.4
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 4,863 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: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,135
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