Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics23.1% 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 Drive144% 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-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '18 at 17:30
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-4770K-$477
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
71.4% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 332
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 508
77% 512 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
23.1% Poor
Lighting 70.6
Reflection 46.1
Parallax 67.1
22% 61.3 fps
MRender 54.6
Gravity 71.7
Splatting 40.4
24% 55.6 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$136
466GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 411
Mixed 422
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 51.7
183% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 121
145% 254 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 117%
Great: 115%
Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$214
413GB free
Firmware: E7FT04.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Read 753
Write 707
Mixed 772
166% 744 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 52.2
168% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 479
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 150
182% 322 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 144%
Great: 273%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
895GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 96.5
Write 91.5
Mixed 89
70% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.57
142% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
62.4% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 19.8
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.4%
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-A Builds (Compare 7,182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $960
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