Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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 83.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics41% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive82.3% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:29
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User FRA-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 i5-4570-$226
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 434
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 439
65% 432 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Nvidia(10DE 1138) 2GB
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
41% Average
Lighting 136
Reflection 114
Parallax 126
41% 125 fps
MRender 83.5
Gravity 119
Splatting 81.8
41% 94.8 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 41%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$42
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U21010RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 466
Write 415
Mixed 454
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 5.18
115% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 32.6
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 5.12
48% 105 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
929GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 147
Write 148
Mixed 148
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.2
92% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1728 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
64.8% Good
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 19.6
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 5,133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $823
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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