Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive127% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1824 x 1026 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 03:25
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 as expected (53rd percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Memory 92.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 242
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 608
66% 510 Pts
64-Core 643
43% 643 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Zotac(19DA 1394) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
73.8% Very good
Lighting 91.6
Reflection 106
Parallax 94.8
74% 97.6 fps
MRender 93.9
Gravity 90.6
Splatting 83.5
74% 89.3 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 90%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 1TB-$110
824GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 439 451 450 447 440 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 486
Mixed 455
SusWrite 409
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 63.9
212% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 362
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 127%
Great: 138%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 1302 1866 CL10 Series 1315 BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 1302 1866 CL10 Series 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
59.7% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 18.1
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 20
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A-USB31 Builds (Compare 2,377 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-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $823
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