Asus GRYPHON Z97

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics14.7% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive71.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z97  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit 色彩
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '18 at 09:03
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-4160-$120
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
58.5% Above average
1-Core 105
2-Core 189
70% 147 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 281
38% 281 Pts
64-Core 280
19% 280 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 470
Nvidia(10DE 079F) 1.2GB
CLim: 607 MHz, MLim: 837 MHz, Ram: 1.2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
14.7% Very poor
Lighting 58
Reflection 77.3
Parallax 67.7
15% 67.7 fps
MRender 67.1
Gravity 44.9
Splatting 48.6
15% 53.5 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 14.7%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba Q300 Pro 256GB-$149
231GB free
Firmware: JURA0101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 514
Write 487
Mixed 505
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 24.1
123% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 24.6
31% 51.5 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 102%
Dingzhi ZHUANSHU SSD DISK 240GB
223GB free
Firmware: Q0810B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 286
Mixed 366
86% 391 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 33.9
131% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 21.1
87% 193 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 90%
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
223GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 495
Mixed 485
111% 496 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 19.8
123% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 35.7
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 19.5
58% 116 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 112%
Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 240GB-$130
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 493
Write 249
Mixed 337
79% 359 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 13.1
116% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 37
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 13
27% 52.9 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99P5471-033.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
35.2% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 11.4
MC Mixed 10.1
31% 10.9 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 11
32% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 57.6
69% 57.6 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 35%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,029 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z97 - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $565
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