Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 88.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics44% 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 Drive126% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
18 days ago, 18 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateJan 05 '19 at 17:27
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
88.2% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 128
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 426
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 618
MC Float 665
MC Mixed 652
96% 645 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
44% Average
Lighting 148
Reflection 124
Parallax 135
44% 136 fps
MRender 83.3
Gravity 131
Splatting 88.2
44% 101 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 473 467 457 458 449 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 486
Mixed 367
SusWrite 462
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 52.9
200% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 343
260% 349 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 126%
Great: 126%
WD WD5000AZLX-00K4KA0 500GB
453GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 181 180 182 183 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 186
Mixed 93.5
SusWrite 182
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.4
126% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 106%
Great: 103%
Maxtor STM3160812AS 160GB
21GB free
Firmware: 3.AAJ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 67 70 70 70 70 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
39.6% Below average
Read 68.5
Write 37
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 69.3
41% 55.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.3
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 20.7
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61%
Great: 64%
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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 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $809
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