Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 79.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 01 '21 at 18:14
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Memory 90.4
1-Core 116
2-Core 208
82% 138 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 519
58% 444 Pts
64-Core 589
40% 589 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX Titan X-$1,096
Nvidia(10DE 1132) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 460.79
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
66.9% Good
Lighting 87
Reflection 105
Parallax 92.8
70% 94.9 fps
MRender 78.7
Gravity 77.7
Splatting 72.9
63% 76.4 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$73
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 600ABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 231
Write 94.3
Mixed 141
34% 156 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 53.3
4K Mixed 23.6
86% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 82
DQ Mixed 77.8
62% 86.8 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 72%
Kingston A400 120GB-$28
91GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 55 55 55 54 47 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
60.5% Good
Read 285
Write 104
Mixed 148
SusWrite 87.8
34% 156 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 23
112% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 135
130% 199 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
968GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 173 176 176 177 176 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 143
Write 114
Mixed 77
SusWrite 174
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM3X8GA2133C11Y4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
71.5% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 22.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 22.9
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 80%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 4,692 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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