ECS Z87H3-A3X

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 84.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics87.8% 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 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months 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.
MotherboardECS Z87H3-A3X  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140716
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 14 '18 at 14:59
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 114
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 441
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 437
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 440
66% 440 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$781
Asus(1043 04A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Lighting 256
Reflection 154
Parallax 376
92% 262 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 276
Splatting 176
84% 192 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$24
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
48.6% Average
Read 78.8
Write 90.6
Mixed 78
62% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
63.1% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20.4
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 20
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 68.3
58% 68.3 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87H3-A3X Builds (Compare 36 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: ECS Z87H3-A3X

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $795
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