Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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.
Very high background CPU (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 10 '18 at 15:42
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
82.2% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 96.2
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 444
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 448
MC Mixed 447
68% 450 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
Asus(1043 849E) 3GB
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 210
Reflection 168
Parallax 272
72% 216 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 234
Splatting 113
75% 170 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 143 144 102 76 75 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 485
Mixed 317
SusWrite 137
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 57.5
211% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 180
185% 301 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 195 195 196 195 192 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 156
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 194
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 112%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 18
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 17.4
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.1%
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 8,691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $924
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