Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics18.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive94.9% 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.
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
14 days ago, 14 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 20:48
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Memory 95.5
1-Core 121
2-Core 243
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 467
63% 463 Pts
64-Core 470
32% 470 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
18.2% Very poor
Lighting 21.3
Reflection 17.6
Parallax 20.3
17% 19.7 fps
MRender 25.3
Gravity 23.7
Splatting 16.9
19% 22 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 18.2%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$78
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 149 150 150 151 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 394
Write 379
Mixed 365
SusWrite 180
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 47.9
168% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 347
264% 357 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 113%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$128
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 186 196 188 185 194 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 85.6
Write 98.1
Mixed 30.9
SusWrite 189
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.3
410% 2.97 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 27.7
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 26.5
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 4,525 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $935
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HDDRAMUSB
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