Asus GRYPHON Z97

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 87.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics84.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.7% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z97  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateAug 21 '17 at 09:24
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i7-4770K-$471
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
87.5% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 122
100% 124 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 430
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 665
MC Mixed 658
97% 649 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
CLim: 1120 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Lighting 251
Reflection 158
Parallax 346
88% 252 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 252
Splatting 183
82% 188 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 480GB-$130
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFZ12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 518
Write 356
Mixed 356
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 12
4K Mixed 9.66
43% 12.7 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 9.35
74% 173 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 28.2
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 27.6
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 47.5
84% 47.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 88%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GRYPHON Z97 Builds (Compare 407 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z97 - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $401
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