Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics52.4% 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 Drive37.4% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
3 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150818
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '22 at 22:17
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 99%
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 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-5775C-$240
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Memory 87.1
1-Core 113
2-Core 226
82% 142 Pts
4-Core 418
8-Core 595
66% 507 Pts
64-Core 600
40% 600 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$234
CLim: 1330 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 22.2.1
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52.4% Above average
Lighting 67.1
Reflection 62.5
Parallax 82.8
54% 70.8 fps
MRender 65.2
Gravity 61.9
Splatting 46.5
50% 57.9 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 500GB SSD
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900613
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 283 179 218 164 180 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
37.4% Below average
Read 201
Write 105
Mixed 90.4
SusWrite 210
34% 152 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 20.1
4K Mixed 11.2
54% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 13.8
DQ Write 14.9
DQ Mixed 14.3
11% 14.3 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 102%
Kbg40znt256g TOSHIBA MEMORY 256GB
216GB free
Firmware: 0105AELA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 381 387 393 389 388 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 626
Write 428
Mixed 404
SusWrite 383
103% 460 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 46.1
170% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 776
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 224
248% 432 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 125%
Great: 216%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
521GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 134 134 136 136 137 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 175
Write 170
Mixed 110
SusWrite 135
109% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
1TB free
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 162 162 165 165 165 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 146
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 162
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 114%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$16
27GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 12 17 15 19 20 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Read 137
Write 96.5
Mixed 106
SusWrite 27.5
115% 91.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 4.4
285% 4.4 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 38%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 64GB-$23
36GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 36 4.9 9.6 9.6 8.3 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
35.4% Below average
Read 144
Write 75.5
Mixed 101
SusWrite 25
105% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 3.7
230% 3.53 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBH2X04H1BB31-16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
MC Read 41.1
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 28.6
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 21
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 80%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 27.9" 1280 720 ACR0477 Acer CB281HK
Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 10,609 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $938
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