Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 24 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150427
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 17 '17 at 13:23
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 405
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 614
MC Float 648
MC Mixed 639
95% 634 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
MaxC: 1455 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
62.3% Good
Lighting 188
Reflection 179
Parallax 194
57% 187 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 181
Splatting 126
78% 154 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$132
6GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 255
Mixed 348
82% 374 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 41.5
168% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 140
154% 261 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 102%
Great: 122%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$109
829GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 135
Write 152
Mixed 144
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.68
155% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$20
45GB free
Firmware: 12.01B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
31.2% Below average
Read 65
Write 43.2
Mixed 62.5
43% 56.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.37
97% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 59%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$85
40GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 81.8
Write 83.9
Mixed 81.7
62% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.17
47% 0.35 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 86%
Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB
57GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
13.2% Very poor
Read 43.4
Write 20.9
Mixed 35.3
40% 33.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.74
4K Mixed 0.13
30% 0.35 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 13.2%
Great: 70%
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 @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.3% Above average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.2
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-A-USB31 Builds (Compare 1,804 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $832
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