Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
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 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics16.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive200% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-E/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150520
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:12
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU2%

 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 116
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 441
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 548
MC Float 588
MC Mixed 578
86% 571 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 460-$203
EVGA(3842 1360) 768MB
CLim: 720 MHz, MLim: 900 MHz, Ram: 768MB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
16.3% Very poor
Lighting 46.2
Reflection 46.8
Parallax 43.9
14% 45.6 fps
MRender 43
Gravity 46.9
Splatting 35.5
18% 41.8 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 16.3%
Great: 19%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$99
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,851
Write 956
Mixed 1,071
284% 1,292 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 43.7
178% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 141
150% 252 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 200%
Great: 235%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-684.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
59% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 16.8
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 59%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 990 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $638
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