Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 96.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics3.67% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive99.2% 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.
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 Z97-A  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '20 at 22:40
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Memory 97.8
1-Core 137
2-Core 271
97% 169 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 716
81% 619 Pts
64-Core 718
48% 718 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
3.67% Terrible
Lighting 4.7
Reflection 8.15
Parallax 8.38
4% 7.08 fps
MRender 12.3
Gravity 2.83
Splatting 9.57
4% 8.23 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.67%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$110
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 123 120 123 108 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 441
Mixed 344
SusWrite 143
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 48.8
181% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 236
213% 322 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 27.3
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 29.8
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 47
85% 47 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A Builds (Compare 8,008 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $938
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