Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 93.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive135% 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.
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.
Run History
4 years ago, 4 years ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory15.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateApr 24 '17 at 23:13
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Memory 95.5
1-Core 136
2-Core 262
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 713
78% 602 Pts
64-Core 721
48% 721 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.51
Relative performance n/a - GPU benchmark error
Poor: 52% Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 480GB
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 882
Write 822
Mixed 845
190% 850 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 13.2
99% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 602
DQ Mixed 15.2
145% 331 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 135%
Great: 172%
HGST Travelstar 7K750 2.5" 750GB-$64
1TB free
Firmware: JF4OA0E0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 26% Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
1TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 32% Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 0420 F3-1600C9-8GXM 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 0420 F3-1600C9-8GXM 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
61.6% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 21.2
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 8,348 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $938
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