Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics94.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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-K  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151207
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateDec 05 '17 at 16:54
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 117
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 117
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 384
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 565
MC Float 605
MC Mixed 588
88% 586 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Lighting 290
Reflection 278
Parallax 288
90% 285 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 268
Splatting 220
98% 230 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 407
Mixed 422
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 45.3
176% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 117
143% 253 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 113%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 162
Mixed 151
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
59.8% Above average
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 17.1
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 4,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $838
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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