Asus GRYPHON Z97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics84.6% 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 Drive81.7% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z97  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 17:48
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4770K-$398
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
88% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 121
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 436
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 625
MC Float 667
MC Mixed 656
97% 650 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
CLim: 1120 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Lighting 255
Reflection 158
Parallax 346
89% 253 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 250
Splatting 183
81% 188 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 480GB-$130
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFZ12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 519
Write 340
Mixed 356
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 9.47
100% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 39.7
94% 196 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$115
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0701
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 123
Write 125
Mixed 118
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.19
70% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 28
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 27.6
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 46.4
86% 46.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GRYPHON Z97 Builds (Compare 564 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z97 - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $826
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HDDRAMUSB
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