Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
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 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 93.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics41.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive164% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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-A  (all builds)
Memory30.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 22 '18 at 15:03
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 96.4
SC Mixed 133
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 455
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 660
MC Float 700
MC Mixed 683
102% 681 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Asus(1043 8528) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
41.8% Average
Lighting 141
Reflection 117
Parallax 127
42% 128 fps
MRender 83.9
Gravity 121
Splatting 83.4
42% 96.2 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$88
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 520 326 325 321 322 323 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Read 736
Write 647
Mixed 627
SusWrite 356
133% 592 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 76.4
258% 90.1 MB/s
DQ Read 779
DQ Write 678
DQ Mixed 887
621% 781 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 164%
Great: 269%
Intel 520 Series 240GB-$190
158GB free
Firmware: 400i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 218 216 222 203 214 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 402
Write 281
Mixed 281
SusWrite 210
66% 293 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 44.6
175% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 254
194% 263 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 98%
WD WD7502AAEX-00Y9A0 750GB
564GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 123 123 121 122 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 131
Write 125
Mixed 115
SusWrite 122
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
206% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB-$117
271GB free
Firmware: SD35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 95 93 95 96 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
50.2% Above average
Read 80.3
Write 13.3
Mixed 39.1
SusWrite 94.6
42% 56.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 59%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$7
14GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 26 26 26 27 26 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
32.9% Below average
Read 145
Write 26.5
Mixed 55.4
SusWrite 26.4
67% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 6.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 2.5
161% 3.57 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10 0215 CML16GX3M2A1600C10 0215 CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10 0215 CML16GX3M2A1600C10 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 17
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 62%
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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 7,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $908
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