Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive63.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 19:28
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 271
98% 206 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 749
79% 620 Pts
64-Core 737
49% 737 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$522
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2727 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 490
Reflection 423
Parallax 495
129% 469 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 459
Splatting 276
122% 334 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 122%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ TL100 240GB-$91
152GB free
Firmware: SBFZ10.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 463
Write 433
Mixed 489
103% 462 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 12.8
127% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 41
DQ Write 97.6
DQ Mixed 12.3
26% 50.3 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 88%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$55
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 502
Write 120
Mixed 198
59% 273 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 15.3
114% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 35
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 36.7
39% 61.6 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$82
2TB free
Firmware: CC3C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 130
Write 134
Mixed 102
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.52
102% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2000 MHz clocked @ 2200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 25
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 27.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 46.1
87% 46.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 16,259 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $939
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