Asus Z97-PRO

Performance Results

Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 29%
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 23.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics5.69% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive71.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 01 '17 at 07:56
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
23.1% Poor
SC Int 30.9
SC Float 27.5
SC Mixed 26.5
23% 28.3 Pts
QC Int 84.2
QC Float 114
QC Mixed 87.3
22% 95.1 Pts
MC Int 349
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 505
64% 431 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
5.69% Terrible
Lighting 12.2
Reflection 18.2
Parallax 23.1
5% 17.8 fps
MRender 20.9
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 19
6% 15.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.69%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 730 Series 480GB-$349
297GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 497
Write 465
Mixed 480
107% 481 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 16.9
74% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 21
DQ Write 35.1
DQ Mixed 12.8
14% 23 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 113%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 144
Mixed 153
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.72
4K Mixed 0.22
101% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
38.1% Below average
MC Read 15.6
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 12.4
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 5.4
SC Mixed 7.2
20% 7.1 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO Builds (Compare 815 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 77%
Workstation 57%

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,136
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