Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics157% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (93%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '21 at 16:54
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 93%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
64.4% Good
Memory 71.2
1-Core 102
2-Core 172
68% 115 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 420
48% 368 Pts
64-Core 418
28% 418 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6900-XT-$1,000
AMD(1002 0E3A) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 21.5.2
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
157% Outstanding
Lighting 202
Reflection 220
Parallax 406
163% 276 fps
MRender 309
Gravity 161
Splatting 243
149% 238 fps
Poor: 177%
This bench: 157%
Great: 205%
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 3966) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
34.9% Below average
Lighting 45.5
Reflection 46.9
Parallax 41.1
37% 44.5 fps
MRender 36.4
Gravity 41.4
Splatting 37
33% 38.3 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$219
282GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 346 391 317 265 332 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 414
Write 368
Mixed 313
SusWrite 330
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 24.8
85% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 290
219% 294 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 123%
Hitachi HUS724030ALE641 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 153 153 154 155 154 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 161
Mixed 84
SusWrite 154
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
167% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 91%
WD easystore 25FB 8TB
5TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 166 170 161 161 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 141
Write 165
Mixed 99.1
SusWrite 164
196% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 1.1
186% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
49.7% Average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.4
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 13.4
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 98.6
41% 98.6 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 4,915 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $738
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