Asus Z87-C

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 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 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics53.6% 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 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z87-C  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 26 '21 at 19:23
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
79.5% Very good
Memory 92.8
1-Core 103
2-Core 205
79% 134 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 391
53% 387 Pts
64-Core 384
26% 384 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1555 MHz, MLim: 1852 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
53.6% Above average
Lighting 65.4
Reflection 75.3
Parallax 67
53% 69.2 fps
MRender 71.9
Gravity 66.8
Splatting 58.9
54% 65.9 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 240GB 240GB
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0905A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 394 402 415 409 408 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 457
Write 414
Mixed 398
SusWrite 378
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 32.7
137% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 50.5
100% 197 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 27
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 25.4
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-C Builds (Compare 1,267 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-C - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $805
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