Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 84.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 03:34
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 (49th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 403
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 651
96% 644 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
Device(7377 2001) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2312 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
81% Excellent
Lighting 252
Reflection 219
Parallax 237
76% 236 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 234
Splatting 179
85% 197 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
861GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 193
Mixed 179
142% 189 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.36
89% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 111%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD38G16002 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
32.1% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 8.7
28% 9.97 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 11.1
SC Mixed 10.5
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 34%
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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 3,788 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

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