Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 87.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics164% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory23.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141009
Uptime8 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:44
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 417
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 613
MC Float 660
MC Mixed 653
96% 642 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
MSI(1462 3607) ≥ 4GB; GeForce GTX 1080 TI ARMOR 11G OC
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 507
Reflection 503
Parallax 630
171% 547 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 537
Splatting 277
159% 357 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 164%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
142GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 409
Mixed 420
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 46.4
187% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 117
132% 225 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 115%
Great: 135%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 126
Write 118
Mixed 107
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.2
78% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 106%
WD My Passport 25EA 2TB
592GB free, PID 25ea
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Read 79.8
Write 84.1
Mixed 77.2
104% 80.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.2
54% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
57.4% Above average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 18.1
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 64%
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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 3,767 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

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