Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 89.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
12 months ago, 11 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150520
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:02
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
89.6% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 121
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 450
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 609
MC Float 660
MC Mixed 651
96% 640 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 311
Reflection 294
Parallax 338
99% 314 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 287
Splatting 226
102% 239 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$55
340GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 97.4
Write 99.9
Mixed 119
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.17
73% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 84%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 94.4
Write 87.3
Mixed 98.1
70% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.09
38% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5584-005.A00LF 0423 Team-Elite-1600 0423 Team-Elite-1600 0423 Team-Elite-1600 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
57.1% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 16.4
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 19.6
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 4,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $838
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