Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
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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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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 Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-4670K-$400
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60.5% Good
SC Int 95.4
SC Float 98
SC Mixed 97.1
78% 96.8 Pts
QC Int 323
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 288
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 346
MC Float 330
MC Mixed 331
50% 336 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 322
Reflection 295
Parallax 307
98% 308 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 299
Splatting 233
105% 245 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
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 (31st 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: 49%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 88%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
24GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 86 95 95 100 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th 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: 54%
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 (51st 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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 7,293 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,104
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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