Asus Z97-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics123% 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 Drive44.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-E  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 05:21
Run Duration1195 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 112
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 427
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 428
64% 425 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 98%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$400
Nvidia(10DE 119D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 368
Parallax 398
125% 391 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 382
Splatting 245
122% 279 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 123%
Great: 127%
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
62.2% Good
Lighting 186
Reflection 175
Parallax 192
58% 184 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 177
Splatting 123
65% 151 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier Pro SP900 128GB-$40
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.8.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
44.7% Average
Read 276
Write 87.2
Mixed 124
35% 162 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 8.27
87% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 59.6
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 24.9
37% 66.4 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
186GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
1.31% Terrible
Read 0.46
Write 4.11
Mixed 0.64
1% 1.74 MB/s
4K Read 0.001
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
0% 0 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 1.31%
Great: 114%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1.5TB
1.5TB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
20.3% Poor
Read 40
Write 42.2
Mixed 41
53% 41.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.2
66% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 17.7
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 19.2
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 73%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $610
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