Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 96.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 21 '18 at 21:00
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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 i7-4790K-$324
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 481
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 659
MC Float 702
MC Mixed 692
102% 684 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Lighting 220
Reflection 165
Parallax 296
77% 227 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 186
Splatting 183
70% 167 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 74%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
805GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 177
Mixed 139
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.26
80% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.2
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 22.1
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 63%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $754
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