Asus GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics37.4% 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)
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.
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 11 '24 at 14:22
Run Duration247 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i3-4170-$20
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
51.2% Above average
Memory 76.1
1-Core 92.4
2-Core 157
64% 109 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 254
24% 199 Pts
64-Core 244
15% 244 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
MSI(1462 320B) 2GB
CLim: 1615 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 555.99
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
37.4% Below average
Lighting 47.6
Reflection 50
Parallax 45.1
39% 47.6 fps
MRender 43
Gravity 45.3
Splatting 39.5
35% 42.6 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 36%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Patriot Blast 120GB
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.2
Relative performance n/a - sequential test incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 160
Write 148
Mixed 30.7
25% 113 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 66
4K Mixed 10.4
70% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 182
152% 225 MB/s
Poor: 47% Great: 95%
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$76
56GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 73 74 75 74 73 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 404
Write 79.8
Mixed 123
SusWrite 74.2
37% 170 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 33
127% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 82.1
DQ Mixed 96
72% 96.1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 69%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$45
114GB free
Firmware: AX1R4C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 82 81 81 83 82 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
38.4% Below average
Read 51.9
Write 51.4
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 81.6
38% 52.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 62%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2011)-$87
114GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 75 76 77 77 76 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 64.6
Write 65.4
Mixed 45.7
SusWrite 75.9
46% 62.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 71%
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$67
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 151 153 153 154 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 146
Write 146
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 152
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 86%
ADATA USB Flash Drive 8GB
1GB free, PID c08a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential test incomplete
Read 19.1
Write 4.7
Mixed 5.2
10% 9.67 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
0% 0 MB/s
Poor: 3% Great: 7%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 64GB
5GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.4 8.3 5.3 7.4 6.8 5.9 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
15.1% Very poor
Read 60.2
Write 14.5
Mixed 12.2
SusWrite 6.5
23% 23.3 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
77% 6.93 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 15.1%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Goodram GR1600D364L11/8G 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1648 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
54.9% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 17.2
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 18.2
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 39: 0P 4R 3G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
39% 25% 69 519 418 60 23.1" 1920 1017 GSM5842 D2342P
Typical GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION Builds (Compare 225 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $927
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