Asus Z97-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 94.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.5% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-E  (all builds)
Memory20 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141112
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateDec 03 '17 at 17:20
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 134
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 483
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 505
MC Mixed 504
76% 504 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
PowerColor(148C 2343) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.11.2
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
68.3% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 162
Parallax 268
71% 212 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 167
Splatting 181
66% 159 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1211 480GB SSD 754D117-514
369GB free
Firmware: CS121101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 503
Write 377
Mixed 423
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 23.6
134% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 30
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 23.6
59% 114 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 98%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
139GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 483
Write 194
Mixed 264
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 13.2
121% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 24.7
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 14.1
29% 55.6 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 76%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
79GB free
Firmware: 600ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 441
Write 112
Mixed 182
53% 245 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 17.3
4K Mixed 10.5
61% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 35.7
DQ Mixed 10.9
14% 24 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 76%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
208GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 140
Write 129
Mixed 126
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.21
73% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Dark-1600 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.5% Average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 14.7
42% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 14.9
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 44.5%
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 728 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: 79% - Very good Total price: $709
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