Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 38.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.73% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive129% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (94%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)  (all builds)
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 30 '17 at 19:25
Run Duration241 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 94%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
38.6% Below average
1-Core 54.3
2-Core 98
36% 76.2 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 337
36% 282 Pts
64-Core 424
28% 424 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4624
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
2.73% Terrible
Lighting 11.3
Reflection 17.3
Parallax 19.3
3% 16 fps
MRender 17.4
Gravity 6.8
Splatting 17.3
3% 13.8 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.73%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 512GB-$74
221GB free
Firmware: 040H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 504
Write 252
Mixed 339
80% 365 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 9.39
94% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 11.5
38% 81.8 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 82%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
116GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 329
Mixed 396
92% 413 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 31.9
135% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 48.9
83% 157 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 91%
Great: 99%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$199
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 761
Write 481
Mixed 723
146% 655 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 45.9
182% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 399
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 143
150% 253 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 129%
Great: 239%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
660GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 155
Write 137
Mixed 111
100% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.55
176% 2.06 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 112%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
566GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 104
Write 98.3
Mixed 93.6
74% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.18
81% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 84%
WD Elements 2TB
348GB free, PID 107c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
44.5% Average
Read 108
Write 99.6
Mixed 80.4
120% 96 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.21
87% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 992123R (997123R) 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
46.8% Average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 10.4
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO(Wi-Fi ac) Builds (Compare 2,567 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $817
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