Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics55.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive93.6% 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.
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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 26 '21 at 17:16
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1226 v3-$256
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
76.9% Very good
Memory 85
1-Core 108
2-Core 213
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 396
54% 397 Pts
64-Core 406
27% 406 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
55.4% Above average
Lighting 68.6
Reflection 69.1
Parallax 63.2
56% 67 fps
MRender 66.8
Gravity 68.8
Splatting 63.8
55% 66.5 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LCS-128M6S 2.5 128GB
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC7110D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 277 286 290 304 302 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 301
Mixed 274
SusWrite 288
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 39.5
143% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 183
166% 255 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 94%
Hitachi HDT725032VLA360 320GB
156GB free
Firmware: V54OA73A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 62 62 63 63 63 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Read 57.4
Write 64.3
Mixed 36.6
SusWrite 62.3
40% 55.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Team--Elite-1333 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
54.3% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 16.7
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 53%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 4,885 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-K - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $935
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