Asus Z97-PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 86.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics21.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive100% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO  (all builds)
Memory17.2 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateDec 25 '17 at 14:39
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$344
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 128
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 411
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 614
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 651
96% 642 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Palit(1569 1380) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
21.8% Poor
Lighting 68.1
Reflection 44.4
Parallax 70.9
21% 61.1 fps
MRender 52.9
Gravity 61.3
Splatting 38.8
22% 51 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
251GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 116%
SanDisk Extreme II 240GB-$149
88GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 477
Mixed 451
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 28.5
133% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 64.6
108% 211 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 100%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 Kingston KHX2666C11D3/4GX 0215 CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 Kingston KHX2666C11D3/4GX 24GB
1800, 2600, 1800, 2600 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
72.7% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 22.3
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 24.2
64% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
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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 Builds (Compare 863 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-PRO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,066
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $158
HDDRAMUSB
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