Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 63.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.8% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)  (all builds)
Memory17.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime30.7 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '19 at 01:48
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th 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 Xeon E3-1231 v3-$248
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
63.9% Good
SC Int 74.2
SC Float 93
SC Mixed 92.5
69% 86.6 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 304
58% 255 Pts
MC Int 328
MC Float 509
MC Mixed 515
67% 451 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
Zotac(19DA 1394) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
69.8% Good
Lighting 195
Reflection 210
Parallax 257
67% 221 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 198
Splatting 155
72% 167 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 500GB-$258
45GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 288 317 324 336 377 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 427
Write 319
Mixed 268
SusWrite 316
75% 333 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 34.5
109% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 218
170% 240 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 110%
Mushkin Reactor 1TB-$133
21GB free
Firmware: N1007C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 281 311 310 229 205 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 472
Write 322
Mixed 17.7
SusWrite 264
59% 269 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 19.8
4K Mixed 32.5
68% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 196
161% 229 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 107%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$82
46GB free
Firmware: X411
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 212 180 214 157 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 293
Write 307
Mixed 194
SusWrite 168
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 24.6
88% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 179
140% 192 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 107%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$64
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SM28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 66 65 32 32 30 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
36.3% Below average
Read 77.2
Write 72
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 47.1
46% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 2.5
491% 3.33 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 65%
WD WD1002FBYS-02A6B0 1TB
202GB free
Firmware: 03.00C05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 74 75 75 75 75 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
53% Above average
Read 110
Write 96.8
Mixed 71
SusWrite 74.5
65% 88 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 53%
Great: 63%
WD Re 4TB (2012)-$95
799GB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 113 115 116 115 115 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 129
Write 105
Mixed 77.3
SusWrite 114
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
211% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
44.2% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 14.7
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 9
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 72%
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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-PRO(Wi-Fi ac) Builds (Compare 1,787 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $785
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