Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics17.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive108% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime6.9 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 16:27
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Memory 94.7
1-Core 123
2-Core 212
85% 143 Pts
4-Core 397
8-Core 531
61% 464 Pts
64-Core 558
38% 558 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
17.4% Very poor
Lighting 21.8
Reflection 16.8
Parallax 19.8
18% 19.5 fps
MRender 24.8
Gravity 22
Splatting 17
14% 21.3 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 205 74 69 67 68 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 458
Mixed 375
SusWrite 154
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 61.6
202% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 359
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 108%
Great: 133%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$5
3GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.4 4.7 14 12 11 12 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
7.8% Terrible
Read 29
Write 27
Mixed 12
SusWrite 10.1
24% 19.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
22% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.8%
Great: 30%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1904 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
63.7% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 20.1
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 20.6
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 2,920 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,006
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