Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics1.55% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive115% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory29.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 29 '19 at 10:24
Run Duration198 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$207
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
82% Excellent
Memory 91.8
1-Core 112
2-Core 221
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 591
63% 490 Pts
64-Core 590
40% 590 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5 200
MSI(1462 8099) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1046.0
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
1.55% Terrible
Lighting 1.97
Reflection 1.96
Parallax 1.91
2% 1.94 fps
MRender 1.67
Gravity 1.57
Splatting 1.48
1% 1.57 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.55%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ct240bx3 0 240GB
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 293 169 285 188 246 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 478
Mixed 444
SusWrite 271
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 55.7
204% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 292
231% 320 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
HyperX Fury 120GB-$160
44GB free
Firmware: 583A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 71 92 88 84 81 MB/s
Performing below potential (81st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
68.6% Good
Read 253
Write 90.5
Mixed 178
SusWrite 85.6
34% 152 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 39.5
162% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 92.8
DQ Write 88.3
DQ Mixed 95
70% 92 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 73%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$70
381GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 132 121 133 126 129 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 141
Write 109
Mixed 74
SusWrite 128
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 115%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
173GB free
Firmware: MS2O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 168 156 167 160 165 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 132
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 164
89% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
139% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 105%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$5
20GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 30 25 28 23 28 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
14.6% Very poor
Read 35.8
Write 25.8
Mixed 15.8
SusWrite 27
34% 26.1 MB/s
4K Read 8.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.2
55% 3.07 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 14.6%
Great: 29%
ST916082 1AS 160GB
113GB free, PID 2338
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 40 36 40 38 38 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
16.4% Very poor
Read 40.5
Write 39
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 38.1
48% 35.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
46% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 16.4%
Great: 16%
ST310005 28AS 1TB
201GB free, PID 1010
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 35 39 37 38 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
19% Very poor
Read 40.5
Write 38.8
Mixed 30
SusWrite 38
50% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
88% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 19%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D169DS3.16FE 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 20.6
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $908
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