Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 89.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive142% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateAug 04 '17 at 02:08
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
SC Int 131
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 129
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 432
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 687
MC Mixed 679
100% 671 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
EVGA(3842 1970) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 183
Parallax 199
63% 196 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 196
Splatting 128
69% 160 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$230
428GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
142% Outstanding
Read 719
Write 544
Mixed 577
136% 613 MB/s
4K Read 56.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 45.5
200% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 507
DQ Write 376
DQ Mixed 197
214% 360 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 142%
Great: 283%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$165
340GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 409
Mixed 415
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 50.8
191% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 133
149% 255 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 118%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$85
81GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 405
Mixed 413
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 45
182% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 119
144% 255 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
304GB 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 (7th percentile)
66.3% Good
Read 115
Write 116
Mixed 137
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.25
89% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$19
47GB free
Firmware: 12.01B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 62.8
Write 66.9
Mixed 68.8
50% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.38
90% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 20.3
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 59.7%
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-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 3,664 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,175
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