Asus GRYPHON Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 89.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics87.3% 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 Drive90% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z87  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime13.4 Days
Run DateSep 11 '17 at 11:51
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
89.9% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 481
QC Mixed 467
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 450
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 465
67% 447 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1614 MHz, MLim: 1967 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Lighting 272
Reflection 244
Parallax 295
87% 271 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 248
Splatting 172
88% 203 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$120
74GB free
Firmware: BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
90% Excellent
Read 498
Write 340
Mixed 353
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 24.6
124% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 80.9
114% 214 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 90%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$103
969GB free
Firmware: CC1H Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 97.3
Write 99.5
Mixed 97.9
74% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.46
90% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 67%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$82
823GB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 107
Write 131
Mixed 115
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.49
116% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 82%
SDXC Card 64GB
33GB free, PID null
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
14.2% Very poor
Read 29.8
Write 25.8
Mixed 29.1
36% 28.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.84
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
79% 2.22 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 14.2%
Great: 29%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G 1302 PSD38G13332 16GB
1600, 1200 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.8% Above average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 15.5
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 16.7
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GRYPHON Z87 Builds (Compare 691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z87 - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $991
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