Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 84.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)  (all builds)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 10 '18 at 00:34
Run Duration244 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$324
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 107
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 432
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 668
MC Mixed 652
97% 647 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Gigabyte(1458 3604) 3GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
64.4% Good
Lighting 178
Reflection 137
Parallax 224
60% 179 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 202
Splatting 115
68% 154 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$73
466GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 377
Write 297
Mixed 306
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 23.4
124% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 21.7
61% 133 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 129%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$139
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 716
Write 542
Mixed 566
135% 608 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 26.9
172% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 56.2
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 29.6
39% 68.6 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 115%
Great: 257%
Samsung Portable SSD T3 1TB
142GB free
Firmware: 0
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
15.5% Very poor
Read 38.8
Write 42.2
Mixed 40.5
9% 40.5 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 14
4K Mixed 7.18
34% 11 MB/s
DQ Read 24.5
DQ Write 25.9
DQ Mixed 9.09
11% 19.8 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 15.5%
Great: 81%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
45GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 408
Mixed 416
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 48.4
182% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 130
143% 242 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 114%
Great: 135%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
18GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 405
Mixed 419
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 27.7
155% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 44.8
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 27.6
35% 59.4 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 135%
Kingston HyperX 240GB-$70
13GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 497
Write 227
Mixed 232
70% 319 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 13.3
116% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 59.1
81% 147 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G 0215 CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10 KHX1600C10D3/8G 0215 CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
61.1% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.1
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 21
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO(Wi-Fi ac) Builds (Compare 1,455 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-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $701
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