Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.7% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
15 months ago, 15 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 24 '17 at 01:22
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 431
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 402
MC Mixed 390
60% 398 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$180
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Lighting 216
Reflection 182
Parallax 288
75% 229 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 205
Splatting 129
69% 159 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 730 Series 480GB-$329
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 469
Mixed 490
109% 487 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 38.5
143% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 25.9
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 16.3
26% 48.1 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 109%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
723GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 115
Write 106
Mixed 114
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.21
77% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 84%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$110
640GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 139
Write 127
Mixed 96
90% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.19
78% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 109%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$110
358GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 140
Mixed 148
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.2
74% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 109%
Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 186
Write 129
Mixed 102
165% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.26
49% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 76%
Adata DashDrive Elite S102 Pro USB 3.0 32GB-$7
29GB free, PID 312b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
31% Below average
Read 116
Write 49.3
Mixed 59.4
84% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.68
4K Write 0.79
4K Mixed 0.68
67% 2.05 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 31%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
71.5% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 23.5
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 21.7
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 63%
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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 9,141 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $952
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