Asus Z97-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 92.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81.2% 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 Drive123% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 28 '21 at 16:36
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 126
2-Core 244
90% 155 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 636
74% 564 Pts
64-Core 632
42% 632 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.73
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
81.2% Excellent
Lighting 102
Reflection 118
Parallax 104
82% 108 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 98.4
Splatting 91.4
80% 97.4 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 89%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 445 426 300 298 298 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 472
Mixed 456
SusWrite 324
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 62.4
213% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 355
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 123%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 25.6
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 27.6
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-AR Builds (Compare 2,054 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-AR - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $928
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