Asus Z87-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics51.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive61.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 Z87-K  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 15:57
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
1-Core 122
2-Core 248
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 642
73% 558 Pts
64-Core 642
43% 642 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$428
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
51.6% Above average
Lighting 199
Reflection 185
Parallax 214
52% 199 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 182
Splatting 132
52% 156 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin MKNSSDCR240GB-G2 240GB
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 122 117 116 124 117 MB/s
Performing below potential (53rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
61.5% Good
Read 121
Write 182
Mixed 159
SusWrite 117
33% 145 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 31.1
137% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 134
115% 169 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1333 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
53.3% Above average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 15.7
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.1
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-K Builds (Compare 6,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-K - $134

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $706
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HDDRAMUSB
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