Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 84.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics29.7% 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)
Boot Drive49.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140620
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 25 '23 at 04:44
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 18%
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 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Memory 94.3
1-Core 124
2-Core 239
87% 152 Pts
4-Core 402
8-Core 574
61% 488 Pts
64-Core 595
37% 595 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$120
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 527.56
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
29.7% Poor
Lighting 37.6
Reflection 41.6
Parallax 38.6
31% 39.3 fps
MRender 37.6
Gravity 39.5
Splatting 27.8
28% 35 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 29.7%
Great: 33%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$40
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 72 90 84 82 92 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 244
Write 121
Mixed 174
SusWrite 84.8
35% 156 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 18.4
104% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 52.2
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 90.4
65% 82.2 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 73%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$109
286GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 452 458 464 485 473 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 454
Write 447
Mixed 346
SusWrite 467
97% 429 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 55.9
182% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 120%
Great: 134%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 750GB-$38
354GB free
Firmware: 1AA01108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 65 64 66 65 67 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
41.9% Average
Read 79.7
Write 60.8
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 65.9
48% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.3
222% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 60%
WD My Passport 07A8 1TB
791GB free, PID 07a8
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 38 38 39 40 40 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
20.3% Poor
Read 61
Write 24.6
Mixed 31.7
SusWrite 38.8
48% 39 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
54% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1866 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
69.2% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 21.5
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 22.5
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 68%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 14: 2R 1G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
14% 14% 28 563 464 60 0" 1280 720 MSI G271CQP
Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 3,344 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $938
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