Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 83.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics43.9% 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 Drive168% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory21.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 04 '21 at 11:10
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU4%
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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 i7-4770-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Memory 90.2
1-Core 116
2-Core 230
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 609
66% 510 Pts
64-Core 615
41% 615 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$155
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
43.9% Average
Lighting 57.2
Reflection 59.5
Parallax 50.2
46% 55.6 fps
MRender 42.5
Gravity 52.5
Splatting 48.1
41% 47.7 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 46%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$80
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A0S63C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 363 660 670 669 608 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Read 730
Write 669
Mixed 121
SusWrite 546
115% 516 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 74.4
244% 81.5 MB/s
DQ Read 774
DQ Write 549
DQ Mixed 585
458% 636 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 168%
Great: 333%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F641GU67F1600G 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
58.7% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 16.8
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 20.5
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 8,841 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 45%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

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