Asus Z97-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.55% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive80.5% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-E  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 31 '21 at 18:26
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$206
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Memory 94.7
1-Core 110
2-Core 214
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 531
59% 457 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 740
Asus(1043 84D0) 2GB
CLim: 993 MHz, MLim: 445 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
7.55% Terrible
Lighting 8.3
Reflection 8.2
Parallax 11
7% 9.17 fps
MRender 8.3
Gravity 11
Splatting 9.2
9% 9.5 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.55%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 2TB-$389
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 338 387 364 294 306 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 460
Write 381
Mixed 370
SusWrite 338
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 25.9
4K Mixed 29.2
104% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 84
DQ Mixed 59.8
83% 161 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 132%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$90
395GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 111 124 127 118 125 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 122
Write 125
Mixed 85.1
SusWrite 120
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 112%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$174
2TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 174 178 187 173 176 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 99.4
Write 99.8
Mixed 54.1
SusWrite 178
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.7
184% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 113%
WD Elements 2620 5TB
1TB free, PID 2620
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 74 80 80 74 80 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
55% Above average
Read 122
Write 102
Mixed 73
SusWrite 78.6
122% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 6.5
4K Mixed 0.8
252% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 55%
Great: 67%
WD My Passport 2627 5TB
4.5TB free, PID 2627
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 33 35 36 34 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
26% Poor
Read 38.2
Write 36.3
Mixed 30
SusWrite 34.9
47% 34.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 26%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
68.3% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 21.7
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 21.1
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E Builds (Compare 1,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E

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