Asus Z97-C

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive137% 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 Z97-C  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 19:04
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Memory 91.6
1-Core 126
2-Core 250
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 649
68% 532 Pts
64-Core 650
44% 650 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$110
Gigabyte(1458 372B) 2GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
28.3% Poor
Lighting 34.5
Reflection 35.9
Parallax 33.9
28% 34.8 fps
MRender 37.5
Gravity 35.6
Splatting 24.1
29% 32.4 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$65
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 421 421 419 419 422 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Read 598
Write 474
Mixed 510
SusWrite 418
112% 500 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 66
226% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 507
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 292
241% 353 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 137%
Great: 288%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$19
232GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 63 65 65 65 64 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
36.1% Below average
Read 62.1
Write 63.6
Mixed 45.4
SusWrite 63.5
43% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 59%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$59
901GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 91 93 94 94 94 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 89
Write 91
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 92.1
64% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
186% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 76%
Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: SC11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 137 139 139 138 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 151
Write 144
Mixed 67
SusWrite 136
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
61.4% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 20.4
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-C Builds (Compare 1,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-C - $256

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,044
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