Asus GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.4% 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 Drive90.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 20 '19 at 10:11
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 253
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 728
75% 588 Pts
64-Core 721
48% 721 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-64-$378
Sapphire(1DA2 E37F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.11.3
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 237
Parallax 590
92% 392 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 382
Splatting 298
99% 290 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB-$170
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 224 213 193 199 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 403
Write 268
Mixed 293
SusWrite 207
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 43.1
164% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 157
146% 226 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 91%
Seagate ST750LM000-1EJ16G 750GB
86GB free
Firmware: AS11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 68 65 63 65 65 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
34.8% Below average
Read 54
Write 60.5
Mixed 46
SusWrite 65.4
42% 56.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
360% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 27.5
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 28.9
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 88%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION Builds (Compare 476 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $865
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