Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 82.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics3.19% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive50.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-A  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 14 '21 at 15:44
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690S-$184
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Memory 85.4
1-Core 119
2-Core 218
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 457
62% 457 Pts
64-Core 469
32% 469 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
3.19% Terrible
Lighting 4.1
Reflection 2.9
Parallax 7.8
3% 4.93 fps
MRender 9.5
Gravity 2.7
Splatting 5.6
3% 5.93 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.19%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB-$196
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 520ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 128 113 173 157 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 390
Write 233
Mixed 218
SusWrite 154
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 15.2
4K Mixed 17.8
62% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 77.9
DQ Mixed 107
90% 135 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 63%
WD Purple 1TB (2014)-$60
639GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 129 131 132 132 132 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 122
Write 124
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 131
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1680 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
63% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 18.6
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 20.9
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 63%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 10 8 60 44.9" 1280 720 DON0025 DENON-AVAMP
Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 8,839 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

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