Asus Z97-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 90.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive100% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
14 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:51
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 124
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 447
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 453
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 606
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 647
96% 638 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
Zotac(19DA 1445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 314
Reflection 297
Parallax 313
97% 308 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 286
Splatting 227
102% 239 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB-$205
669GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 294 288 290 290 292 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 451
Write 374
Mixed 240
SusWrite 294
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 43.5
165% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 225
190% 279 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$118
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 131 128 128 131 130 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 122
Write 112
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 130
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 85%
WD My Passport 0810 1TB
483GB free, PID 0810
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 38 37 38 39 38 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
20.3% Poor
Read 39.8
Write 35.5
Mixed 29
SusWrite 38.1
48% 35.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
100% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.4% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 15.8
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 17.4
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-AR Builds (Compare 2,174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-AR - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $958
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