Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 93.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive101% 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.
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-A  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime5.5 Days
Run DateNov 23 '17 at 10:04
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 487
QC Mixed 492
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 486
MC Float 486
MC Mixed 490
73% 487 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.10.3
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
65.1% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 155
Parallax 260
67% 202 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 161
Splatting 175
64% 153 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
42GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 481
Mixed 469
110% 493 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 14.1
122% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 56.1
123% 253 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 155
Write 124
Mixed 129
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 5.12
4K Mixed 0.31
148% 1.96 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.1% Above average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.4
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 19.1
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 7,138 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $965
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