Asus Z97-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics31.6% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-E  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 06 '17 at 19:40
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$235
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 430
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 447
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 444
67% 445 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
XFX(1682 3220) 3GB
CLim: 800 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
31.6% Below average
Lighting 97.4
Reflection 61.3
Parallax 130
34% 96.4 fps
MRender 47.9
Gravity 92.3
Splatting 67.1
30% 69.1 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 330 Series 120GB-$146
70GB free
Firmware: 300i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 501
Write 97.1
Mixed 168
55% 255 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 16.9
4K Mixed 18.4
78% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 93.7
DQ Write 40.1
DQ Mixed 49.6
41% 61.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 71%
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$25
291GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
50% Above average
Read 88.9
Write 85.2
Mixed 72.4
62% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.28
82% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 50%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 19.2
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 17.6
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 63%
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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 732 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $713
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