Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics98.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive27.4% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 17:30
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670-$187
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Memory 89.8
1-Core 106
2-Core 215
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 374
8-Core 366
51% 370 Pts
64-Core 402
27% 402 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
MSI(1462 3976) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.4% Outstanding
Lighting 133
Reflection 120
Parallax 138
107% 130 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 103
Splatting 89.6
88% 112 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$45
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 60 70 63 57 64 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
27.4% Poor
Read 98.1
Write 196
Mixed 248
SusWrite 68.3
35% 153 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 5.5
49% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 83.8
DQ Mixed 14.5
39% 85.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 86%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$59
111GB free
Firmware: 507KC4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 157 155 151 156 157 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 376
Write 225
Mixed 256
SusWrite 156
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 37.6
143% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 158
136% 199 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 87%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB
55GB free
Firmware: GG2OAE30
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.6 9.3 5.3 7.8 10 12 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
22.1% Poor
Read 67.8
Write 54.9
Mixed 27.6
SusWrite 8.9
29% 39.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 58%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$85
930GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 90 93 96 95 90 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 126
Write 120
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 92.9
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
173% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
70.1% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 22.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 22.7
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 71%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 18: 0R 6G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
18% 21% 28 107 5 60 23.5" 1920 1080 ACI24C3 ASUS VN247
History:
Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 5,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,031
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