Asus Z87-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 1 month 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 Z87-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 10 '17 at 22:51
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 128
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 439
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 697
MC Mixed 690
102% 681 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
66.1% Good
Lighting 209
Reflection 186
Parallax 205
64% 200 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 188
Splatting 126
68% 156 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 240GB
150GB free
Firmware: S8FM07.7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 486
Write 295
Mixed 88.5
63% 290 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 8.63
77% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 23.3
58% 119 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 97%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$50
847GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 158
Write 146
Mixed 116
104% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.29
101% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$149
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 27.9
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 26.3
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 87.1%
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 Z87-A Builds (Compare 3,100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $957
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