Asus Z97-C

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 82.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics48.5% 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 Drive89.3% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z97-C  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 30 '21 at 03:14
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Memory 89.8
1-Core 116
2-Core 215
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 589
65% 500 Pts
64-Core 578
39% 578 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.41
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (60 fps cap detected)
48.5% Average
Lighting 60
Reflection 60
Parallax 60
48% 60 fps
MRender 60
Gravity 60
Splatting 60
48% 60 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP610 256GB-$100
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0530C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 234 238 184 154 191 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 484
Write 284
Mixed 22.1
SusWrite 214
55% 251 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 40.2
143% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 85.5
119% 218 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$114
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 155 154 157 159 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 129
Write 171
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 156
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 106%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
353GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 159 166 167 169 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
80% Excellent
Read 112
Write 75.4
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 166
68% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/4G 0420 DDR3 2133 2OZ KHX1600C10D3/4G 0420 DDR3 2133 2OZ 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
57.1% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.3
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 19.8
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 70%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 7: 0R 1G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
7% 12% 42 69 57 144 27" 2560 1440 DELA0D1 Dell S2716DG
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Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-C - $256

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,044
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