Asus GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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.
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 GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 05 '17 at 21:13
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$235
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 137
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 537
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 547
122% 539 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 533
MC Mixed 545
81% 541 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 209
Reflection 181
Parallax 201
64% 197 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 195
Splatting 128
68% 158 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$79
33GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 409
Mixed 418
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 45.5
185% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 98
136% 252 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 116%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
644GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 105
Write 133
Mixed 85.3
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.21
83% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 109%
Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB-$30
366GB free
Firmware: AX003J Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 101
Write 100
Mixed 99.2
76% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.19
66% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
75.1% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 24
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 23.8
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 71%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION Builds (Compare 153 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $804
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