Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (9th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 91 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 33.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive44.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 01 '17 at 22:48
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing way below expectations (9th 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 2.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
33.6% Below average
SC Int 22.7
SC Float 27.8
SC Mixed 28.5
21% 26.3 Pts
QC Int 85.6
QC Float 130
QC Mixed 161
28% 126 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 628
MC Mixed 583
86% 575 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$140
257GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 462
Write 326
Mixed 338
83% 376 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 18.1
4K Mixed 11.8
46% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 70.2
DQ Write 50.1
DQ Mixed 19.1
25% 46.4 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 86%
Intel 335 Series 240GB-$265
77GB free
Firmware: 335u Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 370
Write 234
Mixed 279
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 28.4
4K Mixed 7.06
50% 17.6 MB/s
DQ Read 18.3
DQ Write 35.5
DQ Mixed 49.4
31% 34.4 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 84%
GB1000EAFJL 1TB
187GB free
Firmware: HPGA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
36.1% Below average
Read 67.1
Write 58.4
Mixed 61.5
47% 62.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.43
106% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 58%
GB1000EAFJL 1TB
7GB free
Firmware: HPGA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
32.3% Below average
Read 60
Write 52.3
Mixed 49.3
40% 53.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.39
93% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
54.9% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 21.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 3
SC Write 4
SC Mixed 4.1
11% 3.7 GB/s
Latency 89.7
45% 89.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 74%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $812
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