Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive119% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 13 '21 at 09:43
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU1%
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 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 Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$226
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Memory 94.7
1-Core 113
2-Core 208
83% 139 Pts
4-Core 355
8-Core 595
60% 475 Pts
64-Core 590
40% 590 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 128
Reflection 142
Parallax 131
103% 134 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 136
Splatting 120
107% 124 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 500GB
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 362 369 368 367 363 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 484
Mixed 391
SusWrite 366
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 57.5
196% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
272% 362 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 119%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
13GB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 147 146 141 147 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 169
Mixed 88.6
SusWrite 146
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 115%
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 (87th percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-A Builds (Compare 5,277 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $925
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HDDRAMUSB
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