Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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. 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 89.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.3% 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 Drive102% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory2.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140711
Uptime9.9 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 19:09
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
1-Core 134
2-Core 266
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 506
8-Core 532
70% 519 Pts
64-Core 528
36% 528 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Lighting 290
Reflection 280
Parallax 292
76% 287 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 280
Splatting 221
77% 233 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 35 32 31 33 33 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 484
Mixed 372
SusWrite 56.2
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 58
200% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 235
212% 321 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 115%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$65
164GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 116 115 115 115 114 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
63% Good
Read 105
Write 109
Mixed 106
SusWrite 115
81% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
176% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 63%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM3X4GB2133C11Y4 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 23.1
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 22.2
64% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 7,902 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,011
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