Asus Z97-WS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 97.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive220% 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-WS  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 31 '18 at 15:12
Run Duration331 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 138
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 500
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 476
112% 492 Pts
MC Int 667
MC Float 716
MC Mixed 702
104% 695 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4963
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
6.5% Terrible
Lighting 14
Reflection 20.1
Parallax 25.7
6% 19.9 fps
MRender 24.9
Gravity 8.2
Splatting 21.2
7% 18.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.5%
Great: 6%
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.5.2
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 163
Parallax 288
76% 225 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 186
Splatting 183
70% 166 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$110
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
220% Outstanding
Read 1,979
Write 889
Mixed 1,082
289% 1,316 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 51.6
226% 87.6 MB/s
DQ Read 489
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 189
199% 332 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 220%
Great: 240%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
63GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 956
Write 264
Mixed 370
115% 530 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 21.2
140% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 77.6
119% 224 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 108%
Great: 136%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 120GB
37GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 375
Write 120
Mixed 179
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 16.2
100% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 35.6
46% 83.1 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 86%
Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB
798GB free
Firmware: SC11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 153
Write 147
Mixed 129
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.17
80% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 86%
Great: 97%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
527GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 297
Write 245
Mixed 222
191% 255 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 4.34
4K Mixed 0.88
212% 2.01 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 155%
Great: 157%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$34
442GB free
Firmware: 20.01H20 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 109
Write 111
Mixed 105
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.44
113% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 71%
Patriot Supersonic Pulse USB 3.0 16GB-$30
14GB free, PID 0916
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
18% Very poor
Read 90.9
Write 9.57
Mixed 10.8
31% 37.1 MB/s
4K Read 7.11
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.03
39% 2.49 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 18%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown SP008GXLYU240NSA 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 27.3
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 26.8
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 45
89% 45 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-WS Builds (Compare 221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,218
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HDDRAMUSB
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