Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.9% 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 Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 18 '16 at 17:52
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-4790K-$315
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 443
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 623
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 655
97% 647 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$190
MaxC: 1303 MHz, MaxM: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.12.1
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Lighting 213
Reflection 176
Parallax 269
71% 219 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 202
Splatting 127
71% 156 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$68
44GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 372
Mixed 404
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 21.7
131% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 72.5
119% 229 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
339GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 120
Write 127
Mixed 124
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.37
137% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
31.7% Below average
MC Read 11
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 8.6
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 10.8
SC Mixed 9.8
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 1,873 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $918
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