Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 85.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive39.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 1 month 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140423
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 02 '17 at 23:27
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 452
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 462
MC Float 464
MC Mixed 452
69% 459 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
MSI(1462 2835) 2GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 112
Parallax 182
49% 146 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 164
Splatting 94.5
55% 126 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
59GB free
Firmware: 2.15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
39.9% Below average
Read 195
Write 95.4
Mixed 110
29% 134 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 6.64
78% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 91.8
DQ Mixed 29.7
42% 77.9 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 52%
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
43GB free
Firmware: 2.09 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 191
Write 105
Mixed 121
31% 139 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 11.3
86% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 91.1
DQ Mixed 35.8
46% 82.5 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 52%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
123GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 144
Mixed 131
111% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.29
84% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C8 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
65% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 20.9
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 20.7
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 65%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 2,826 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,025
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