Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 99.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive57.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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-E/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150520
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 01 '18 at 02:55
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 516
QC Mixed 506
116% 512 Pts
MC Int 666
MC Float 701
MC Mixed 702
103% 689 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
68.7% Good
Lighting 218
Reflection 188
Parallax 206
66% 204 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 196
Splatting 138
71% 164 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$62
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 482
Write 205
Mixed 255
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 18.5
4K Mixed 23.4
78% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 24.8
DQ Write 40.5
DQ Mixed 18.8
18% 28 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 94%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$135
28GB free
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 394
Mixed 424
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 44.5
164% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 85.1
124% 233 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
USB 2.0 Flash Drive 4GB
4GB free, PID 0000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 15.8
10% 15.8 MB/s
Poor: 3% Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 1315 BLS2G3D1609DS1S00. 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 1315 BLS2G3D1609DS1S00. 12GB
1632, 1632, 1632, 1632 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
63.8% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.3
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 21.2
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 1,114 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $632
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