Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive111% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 19:19
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
87.1% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 129
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 416
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 617
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 640
95% 636 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
62.1% Good
Lighting 155
Reflection 137
Parallax 164
49% 152 fps
MRender 82.7
Gravity 260
Splatting 141
72% 161 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 409
Mixed 413
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 47.8
172% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 78
111% 208 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$87
783GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 76.9
Write 73.2
Mixed 71.9
56% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.22
82% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
34.2% Below average
MC Read 11
MC Write 11
MC Mixed 9.5
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 11.7
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 8,407 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $945
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $135SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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