Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 57%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics81.2% 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 Drive65.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory1.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131213
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateJun 16 '19 at 18:16
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4670K-$280
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
57% Above average
1-Core 97.1
2-Core 175
65% 136 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 317
41% 303 Pts
64-Core 331
22% 331 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 57%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Lighting 322
Reflection 295
Parallax 307
85% 308 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 299
Splatting 233
81% 245 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$58
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 167 42 113 50 112 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 452
Write 406
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 129
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 57
4K Mixed 24.1
100% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 138
120% 183 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
24GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 86 95 95 100 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
55.3% Above average
Read 96
Write 83.8
Mixed 71.2
SusWrite 96
64% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL11 Series 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
47.7% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 16.6
MC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 14.6
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 8,343 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $925
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