Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive123% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory21.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime2 Days
Run DateSep 10 '18 at 05:07
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 130
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 407
QC Mixed 408
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 663
MC Mixed 646
96% 644 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
44.5% Average
Lighting 152
Reflection 122
Parallax 135
45% 136 fps
MRender 84.7
Gravity 131
Splatting 89.6
44% 102 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 45%
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
68.7% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 179
Parallax 270
70% 218 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 196
Splatting 127
68% 155 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 120GB
56GB free
Firmware: O1204A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 263 248 264 244 247 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 424
Write 271
Mixed 210
SusWrite 252
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 11.8
101% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 70.1
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 57.9
76% 130 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 83%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 386 343 361 342 339 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 484
Mixed 396
SusWrite 351
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 62.7
214% 77.2 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 334
251% 336 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 123%
Great: 134%
WD VelociRaptor 500GB-$54
324GB free
Firmware: 04.06A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 174 168 173 166 165 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 167
Mixed 112
SusWrite 169
116% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.8
366% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 101%
Great: 111%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$118
143GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 122 124 123 123 122 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 142
Write 158
Mixed 81.9
SusWrite 123
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.9
205% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 111%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$118
424GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 101 101 102 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 138
Write 154
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 101
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
218% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 111%
WD My Passport 25E2 2TB
440GB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 81 78 79 79 78 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
33.5% Below average
Read 69.5
Write 66.9
Mixed 43.3
SusWrite 78.9
88% 64.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
94% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
79.1% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 25.2
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 25.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 84%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A-USB31 Builds (Compare 3,073 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $795
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback