Asus Z97-WS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive219% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-WS  (all builds)
Memory21 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 15 '18 at 14:12
Run Duration335 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 138
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 448
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 719
MC Mixed 705
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4963
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
5.92% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 18.9
Parallax 23.6
5% 18.5 fps
MRender 22.1
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.4
6% 16.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.92%
Great: 6%
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 163
Parallax 288
76% 224 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 185
Splatting 183
70% 166 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
219% Outstanding
Read 1,972
Write 887
Mixed 1,083
288% 1,314 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 51.1
227% 88.5 MB/s
DQ Read 472
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 188
196% 326 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 219%
Great: 240%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
63GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 981
Write 219
Mixed 419
117% 540 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 24.1
147% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 88.3
126% 233 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 109%
Great: 141%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 120GB
37GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 400
Write 120
Mixed 193
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 16.3
101% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 35.2
47% 83.5 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 88%
Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB
800GB free
Firmware: SC11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 158
Write 145
Mixed 136
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.17
87% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 97%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
548GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
151% Outstanding
Read 272
Write 253
Mixed 226
188% 250 MB/s
4K Read 1.58
4K Write 3.26
4K Mixed 0.93
229% 1.92 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 151%
Great: 165%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$28
442GB free
Firmware: 20.01H20 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
63% Good
Read 109
Write 111
Mixed 107
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.43
104% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 63%
Great: 70%
Patriot Supersonic Pulse USB 3.0 16GB-$30
14GB free, PID 0916
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Read 67.2
Write 8.99
Mixed 11.5
26% 29.2 MB/s
4K Read 2.78
4K Write 0.35
4K Mixed 0.008
22% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6AFR8C-PB 1321 SP008GXLYU240NSA HMT451U6AFR8C-PB 1321 SP008GXLYU240NSA 24GB
1600, 2400, 1600, 2400 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
58.8% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.6
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 19.5
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-WS Builds (Compare 248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,481
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HDDRAMUSB
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