Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 78.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.4% 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 Drive71.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 07:00
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i5-4670-$370
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
78.6% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 108
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 409
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 377
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 403
59% 391 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
Sapphire(174B E210) 3GB
CLim: 850 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
36.4% Below average
Lighting 114
Reflection 70.7
Parallax 150
39% 111 fps
MRender 55.1
Gravity 106
Splatting 77.9
34% 79.5 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$130
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 506ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 480
Write 201
Mixed 238
67% 306 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 20.1
111% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 47.8
70% 128 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 87%
WD Elements 2TB
83GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
27.8% Poor
Read 68.2
Write 62.7
Mixed 63.3
83% 64.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.19
54% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 45%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
78GB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
23.5% Poor
Read 37.7
Write 36.4
Mixed 36.8
48% 37 MB/s
4K Read 1.23
4K Write 3.19
4K Mixed 0.39
126% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 23.5%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
68.1% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 21.7
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 21.9
56% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 71%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 4,386 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $847
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