Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics6.66% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150624
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 21:21
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 465
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 643
MC Float 687
MC Mixed 663
100% 664 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card 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 (100th percentile)
6.66% Terrible
Lighting 14.3
Reflection 21
Parallax 26.8
6% 20.7 fps
MRender 25.1
Gravity 8.5
Splatting 21.9
7% 18.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.66%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 416
Mixed 421
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 28.6
162% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 99.2
124% 223 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
23GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
65% Good
Read 130
Write 96.4
Mixed 101
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.29
107% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65%
Great: 107%
Lexar JumpDrive S25 USB 3.0 64GB-$22
38GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
34.3% Below average
Read 109
Write 72.6
Mixed 41
85% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 2.91
4K Write 0.61
4K Mixed 0.13
36% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G 1315 BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
60.8% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.5
58% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 63%
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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-USB31 Builds (Compare 2,534 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $672
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