Asus Z87-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics33.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.5% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z87-K  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130407
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateNov 29 '16 at 02:03
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
70.4% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 332
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 527
MC Float 563
MC Mixed 548
82% 546 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$170
PowerColor(148C 2337) 2GB
MaxC: 955 MHz, MaxM: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.10.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
33.9% Below average
Lighting 99.3
Reflection 77.4
Parallax 127
33% 101 fps
MRender 56.4
Gravity 82.6
Splatting 80.6
32% 73.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 38%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
316GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 473
Write 266
Mixed 270
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 29.1
125% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 66.8
101% 196 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 90%
Plextor M5S 128GB-$200
118GB free
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 498
Write 210
Mixed 292
73% 333 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 72.6
4K Mixed 31.9
125% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 72.6
101% 187 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
931GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 204
Write 157
Mixed 132
123% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 2.61
4K Mixed 0.34
134% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$74
227GB free
Firmware: CC4H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
70% Good
Read 126
Write 118
Mixed 119
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.31
90% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
53.3% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.7
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.2
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 82.8
48% 82.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-K Builds (Compare 1,420 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-K - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $942
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