Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics78.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory23.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140603
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '19 at 14:03
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Memory 93.7
1-Core 123
2-Core 244
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 417
8-Core 616
67% 517 Pts
64-Core 603
40% 603 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Zotac(19DA 1394) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.2% Very good
Lighting 98.3
Reflection 105
Parallax 94.9
81% 99.3 fps
MRender 87.9
Gravity 81.3
Splatting 84.7
52% 84.6 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,648
Write 5,616
Mixed 5,884
1,348% 6,049 MB/s
4K Read 600
4K Write 325
4K Mixed 402
1,595% 442 MB/s
DQ Read 1,233
DQ Write 902
DQ Mixed 972
752% 1,036 MB/s
Poor: 57% Great: 116%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$100
710GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 484 459 483 487 493 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 490
Mixed 441
SusWrite 483
109% 483 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 69.9
235% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 363
274% 366 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 140%
Great: 135%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1TB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 186 186 187 186 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 147
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 185
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 110%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8GX 1315 CT102464BA160B.C16 KHX1600C10D3/8GX 1315 CT102464BA160B.C16 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
59.4% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 17.7
58% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 19.8
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 3,204 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $850
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