Asus Z97-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 79.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics0.67% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z97-AR  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '21 at 14:10
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$280
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
79.6% Very good
Memory 94.3
1-Core 100
2-Core 223
81% 139 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 594
60% 472 Pts
64-Core 606
41% 606 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5 220
PwrHis(1787 5220) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.67% Terrible
Lighting 1
Reflection 2
Parallax 1.6
1% 1.53 fps
MRender 1.9
Gravity 0.4
Splatting 1.4
0% 1.23 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.67%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force GS 128GB-$150
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.05A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 165 168 171 165 168 MB/s
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
73.1% Very good
Read 230
Write 253
Mixed 235
SusWrite 171
50% 222 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 37.4
141% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 143
131% 200 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 87%
Maxtor STM3250310AS 250GB
200GB free
Firmware: 3.AAF
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 86 86 86 86 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 80.2
Write 50.9
Mixed 47
SusWrite 86
49% 66 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
70.8% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 22.4
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 21.7
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 71%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 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
0% 0% 0 8 6 60 18.5" 1280 720 AOC1950 1950W
Typical Z97-AR Builds (Compare 2,300 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-AR - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $928
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