Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics37.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 30 '21 at 16:13
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU7%
Watch Gameplay: 570 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$222
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Memory 95.4
1-Core 121
2-Core 242
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 455
64% 466 Pts
64-Core 477
32% 477 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1268 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.11.3
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
37.9% Below average
Lighting 43.4
Reflection 58
Parallax 65.4
35% 55.6 fps
MRender 58
Gravity 49.9
Splatting 42
41% 50 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 120GB
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 497
Write 481
Mixed 371
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 58.6
204% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 354
268% 361 MB/s
Poor: 68% Great: 111%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
375GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 130 133 133 134 133 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 173
Write 174
Mixed 112
SusWrite 132
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 109%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$40
397GB free
Firmware: CR100-11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 68 70 70 70 70 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Read 64.5
Write 78.5
Mixed 49
SusWrite 69.4
48% 65.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
40.9% Average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 12.1
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 13.4
SC Mixed 13.7
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.9%
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 12 10 60 21.7" 1280 720 GSM5AB7 LG IPS FULLHD
Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 5,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $927
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