Asus Z97-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics60.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.8% 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 (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-AR  (all builds)
Memory6.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140620
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 09:34
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th 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-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
67.2% Good
SC Int 104
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 323
QC Mixed 323
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 410
61% 405 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60.8% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 188
Parallax 181
61% 192 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 162
Splatting 122
61% 141 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 221 183 180 202 186 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 384
Write 409
Mixed 328
SusWrite 216
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 47.7
144% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 242
212% 315 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 189 176 158 94 117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 42.7
Write 112
Mixed 20.2
SusWrite 149
59% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
52.4% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 17.4
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 11.5
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-AR Builds (Compare 2,937 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-AR - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $996
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $761SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $110SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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