Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics95.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory24.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 23 '18 at 10:17
Run Duration290 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
77% Very good
1-Core 122
2-Core 241
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 431
8-Core 646
69% 539 Pts
64-Core 644
43% 644 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77%
Great: 89%
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. 20.19.15.4835
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
5.58% Terrible
Lighting 12.5
Reflection 17.2
Parallax 21.8
5% 17.2 fps
MRender 20.3
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 18.1
6% 15.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.58%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Lighting 309
Reflection 297
Parallax 319
97% 308 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 268
Splatting 206
94% 219 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$325
233GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,334
Write 4642
Mixed 4,833
1,170% 5,270 MB/s
4K Read 634
4K Write 294
4K Mixed 394
1,621% 441 MB/s
DQ Read 1,293
DQ Write 878
DQ Mixed 928
735% 1033 MB/s
Poor: 83% Great: 136%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
176GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 416 430 451 453 454 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 482
Mixed 409
SusWrite 433
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 67.1
229% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 134%
Great: 135%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
41GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 256 173 63 55 49 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 478
Mixed 430
SusWrite 158
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 59.3
210% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 235
208% 314 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$26
128GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 75 77 78 77 77 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
35.7% Below average
Read 47.5
Write 35.8
Mixed 36
SusWrite 76.5
36% 49 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 71%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
576GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 163 166 166 166 166 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 207
Write 140
Mixed 108
SusWrite 165
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$48
30GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 106 109 108 107 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 247
Write 102
Mixed 89.8
SusWrite 107
161% 136 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 9.7
4K Mixed 8.3
660% 10.3 MB/s
DQ Read 13.2
DQ Write 9.5
DQ Mixed 9
678% 10.6 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 92%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMY16GX3M2A1600C9 1315 BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 0215 CMY16GX3M2A1600C9 1315 BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.3% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.1
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 16.9
48% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 12,398 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $983
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CPUGPUSSD
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-9600K $230Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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