Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 85.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics125% 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 Drive91.9% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140711
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 22:54
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
85.6% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 416
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 605
MC Float 650
MC Mixed 626
94% 627 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 414
Reflection 334
Parallax 424
129% 391 fps
MRender 216
Gravity 388
Splatting 236
123% 280 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 125%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP610 256GB-$100
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0530C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 288
Mixed 323
82% 370 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 35.2
138% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 53.6
100% 200 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 97%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 118
Write 113
Mixed 82.6
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.27
4K Write 3.88
4K Mixed 0.54
184% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 67%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
599GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 149
Mixed 131
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.2
99% 1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Mass Storage Device 32GB
9GB free, PID 125c
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
11.1% Very poor
Read 20.5
Write 12.2
Mixed 12.3
18% 15 MB/s
4K Read 5.18
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 1.15
105% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 11.1%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 2133 2OZ 0420 DDR3 2133 2OZ 0215 CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46.9% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 14.6
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 14.2
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
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L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $822
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