Asus Z97-PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140611
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 22 '20 at 13:27
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Memory 95.1
1-Core 118
2-Core 248
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 362
58% 410 Pts
64-Core 344
23% 344 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Gigabyte(1458 4014) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Lighting 98.2
Reflection 87.4
Parallax 90.3
79% 92 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 81.6
Splatting 76.3
71% 92.9 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$90
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,406
Write 5,483
Mixed 5,755
1,311% 5,881 MB/s
4K Read 510
4K Write 250
4K Mixed 317
1,312% 359 MB/s
DQ Read 1,776
DQ Write 1,560
DQ Mixed 1,638
1,236% 1,658 MB/s
Poor: 64% Great: 115%
WD Green SATA M.2 120GB-$40
104GB free
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 99 93 96 86 96 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 422
Write 158
Mixed 217
SusWrite 102
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 9.6
4K Write 54.4
4K Mixed 15
62% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 59.5
DQ Mixed 33.4
52% 105 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 69%
WD WD3200AVVS-63L2B0 320GB
231GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 74 73 74 74 74 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
41.9% Average
Read 72.4
Write 74.9
Mixed 49
SusWrite 73.4
50% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMY8GX3M2A1866C9 0215 CMY8GX3M2A1866C9 0215 CMY8GX3M2A1866C9 0215 CMY8GX3M2A1866C9 16GB
1867, 1333, 1867, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
69.3% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 23.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 20
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 73%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO Builds (Compare 1,048 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,040
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