Asus Z97-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 90.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics115% 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 Drive101% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z97-AR  (all builds)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateFeb 22 '17 at 20:09
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 451
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 621
MC Float 666
MC Mixed 650
97% 645 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX Titan X-$1,096
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 550
Reflection 284
Parallax 322
144% 385 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 279
Splatting 189
94% 216 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$155
125GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 360
Mixed 422
96% 434 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 38.3
150% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 71.8
112% 211 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 102%
Crucial BX100 250GB-$155
53GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 368
Mixed 425
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 38.7
153% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 71.5
115% 218 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 176
Mixed 159
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 2.64
4K Mixed 0.26
121% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 111%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
770GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 150
Write 129
Mixed 133
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.16
61% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
59.4% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 17.7
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 18.8
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 90%
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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 1,253 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-AR - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,012
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