Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics94.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151207
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateDec 05 '17 at 16:54
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 117
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 117
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 384
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 565
MC Float 605
MC Mixed 588
88% 586 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Lighting 290
Reflection 278
Parallax 288
90% 285 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 268
Splatting 220
98% 230 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
104GB 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 (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 407
Mixed 422
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 45.3
176% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 117
143% 253 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 113%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 162
Mixed 151
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
59.8% Above average
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 17.1
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 2,409 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $942
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $133
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $114
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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