Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics50.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive194% 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.
Very high background CPU (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 28 '17 at 19:24
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 59%

 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-$350
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
72.4% Very good
SC Int 120
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 130
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 328
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 317
MC Float 342
MC Mixed 332
50% 330 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 680-$360
Asus(1043 83F7) 2GB
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
50.2% Above average
Lighting 137
Reflection 108
Parallax 175
47% 140 fps
MRender 110
Gravity 161
Splatting 89.8
53% 120 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$169
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
194% Outstanding
Read 1,380
Write 1,034
Mixed 1,017
254% 1,144 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 31.9
197% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 427
DQ Write 384
DQ Mixed 190
202% 334 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 194%
Great: 258%
Kingston HyperX 240GB-$266
190GB free
Firmware: 503ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 498
Write 258
Mixed 323
79% 360 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 21.7
136% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 62.8
103% 198 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 87%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$31
465GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 132
Write 128
Mixed 120
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.62
136% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 71%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$70
461GB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
35.2% Below average
Read 67.8
Write 54.7
Mixed 69.7
48% 64.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.32
79% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
89% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 29.7
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 26.5
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 47.2
85% 47.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 89%
Great: 87%
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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 GAMER Builds (Compare 5,395 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,073
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