Performance Results

Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop 72%
Workstation 55%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 84%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics41.5% 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 Drive43.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S  (all builds)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141022
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:12
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 as expected (48th percentile)
84% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 125
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 396
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 616
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 648
96% 641 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
41.5% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 115
Parallax 126
41% 127 fps
MRender 81.2
Gravity 122
Splatting 85
42% 95.9 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$200
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 415
Write 193
Mixed 234
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 1.72
57% 13 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 126%
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$140
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 118
Write 111
Mixed 118
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 0.65
4K Mixed 0.22
73% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 98%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$63
242GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 119
Write 115
Mixed 113
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 0.66
4K Mixed 0.23
84% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 1866 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
69.8% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 21.6
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 21.2
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 116%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop 81%
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Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $715
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