Asus GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics48% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive82.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 01 '19 at 12:54
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 95
1-Core 125
2-Core 245
90% 155 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 642
71% 545 Pts
64-Core 647
43% 647 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
48% Average
Lighting 59.5
Reflection 64.5
Parallax 57.8
48% 60.6 fps
MRender 71.2
Gravity 57.1
Splatting 51.6
48% 60 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 48%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 240GB-$199
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 170 210 169 189 132 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 358
Write 222
Mixed 280
SusWrite 180
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 40.7
150% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 163
145% 219 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 93%
Intel 535 Series 240GB-$199
197GB free
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 213 220 238 233 239 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 425
Write 228
Mixed 281
SusWrite 229
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 98.2
4K Mixed 43.7
156% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 168
153% 235 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 93%
Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB
408GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 369 370 359 361 376 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 385
Write 372
Mixed 359
SusWrite 366
84% 370 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 38.7
4K Mixed 31.3
100% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 83.5
83% 134 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 99%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 16GB
13GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.5 5.2 6.1 5.1 5.1 5.8 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
7.94% Terrible
Read 21.8
Write 12.3
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 5.1
14% 11.7 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 2.2
120% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.94%
Great: 18%
SanDisk Extreme Pro USB 3.0 128GB-$60
113GB free, PID 5588
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 233 232 229 230 230 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 246
Write 201
Mixed 76
SusWrite 230
244% 188 MB/s
4K Read 8
4K Write 11.3
4K Mixed 7.9
683% 9.07 MB/s
DQ Read 11
DQ Write 12.5
DQ Mixed 8.3
748% 10.6 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 122%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609ES2LX0. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
61.1% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 19.5
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 65%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION Builds (Compare 356 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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