Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics47.8% 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 Drive140% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 06 '21 at 07:27
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 91.8
1-Core 111
2-Core 219
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 423
58% 423 Pts
64-Core 419
28% 419 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
47.8% Average
Lighting 57.6
Reflection 69.4
Parallax 61.1
47% 62.7 fps
MRender 68.6
Gravity 59.7
Splatting 56.7
49% 61.7 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 297 279 280 278 279 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Read 978
Write 888
Mixed 385
SusWrite 312
142% 640 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 53.6
193% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 467
DQ Write 551
DQ Mixed 300
284% 439 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 140%
Great: 137%
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 (95th percentile)
63.1% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 20.2
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 20.2
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 4,519 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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