Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 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 69%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics10.9% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive73.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140707
Uptime18.2 Days
Run DateNov 05 '19 at 15:45
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
69% Good
1-Core 111
2-Core 210
76% 161 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 502
56% 431 Pts
64-Core 574
38% 574 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.8
Relative performance (0th percentile)
10.9% Very poor
Lighting 106
Reflection 74.4
Parallax 69.7
28% 83.2 fps
MRender 24.8
Gravity 37.7
Splatting 34.5
10% 32.3 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 10.9%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 42 36 32 32 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 415
Write 403
Mixed 292
SusWrite 68.4
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 33.5
120% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 182
184% 297 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 108%
Sandisk PLUS 1000GB
317GB free
Firmware: UH4400RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 32 2.3 3.5 68 40 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
22.8% Poor
Read 228
Write 238
Mixed 9.2
SusWrite 40.7
28% 129 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 12.2
35% 9.27 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 58%
Sandisk Ultra II 500GB
90GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 186 247 149 147 162 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 388
Write 407
Mixed 238
SusWrite 187
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 27.5
90% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 228
189% 275 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 109%
Sandisk PLUS 1000GB
543GB free
Firmware: UH4400RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 114 116 117 2.8 65 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
36.9% Below average
Read 302
Write 250
Mixed 211
SusWrite 94.5
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 7
53% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 61.1
DQ Mixed 28.9
38% 69.5 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 58%
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
30GB free
Firmware: X31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 143 93 25 27 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 353
Write 188
Mixed 121
SusWrite 87.3
41% 188 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 23.6
94% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 98.4
110% 193 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
415GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 171 166 169 171 171 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 102
Write 86.7
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 168
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
46% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 14.6
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 13.2
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 46%
Great: 88%
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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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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $952
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