Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.8% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 24 '20 at 12:26
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4440-$228
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
60.8% Good
1-Core 93
2-Core 182
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 354
47% 346 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
69.6% Good
Lighting 279
Reflection 214
Parallax 259
73% 251 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 234
Splatting 172
70% 218 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$31
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900BB3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 417 423 434 432 430 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 394
Write 398
Mixed 370
SusWrite 413
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 40.7
146% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 208
178% 260 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 96%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
926GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 182 183 183 183 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 174
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 182
103% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1360 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
48.7% Average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 15.2
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 13.3
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 9,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $807
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HDDRAMUSB
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