Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive97.9% 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
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory30 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 11 '17 at 02:54
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 144
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 517
QC Float 542
QC Mixed 518
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 734
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 772
114% 762 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 100%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
206GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 331
Mixed 400
93% 419 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 33.2
153% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 48.8
92% 180 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 96%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$67
1.5TB 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 (97th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 156
Write 149
Mixed 135
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.22
109% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 87%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 143
Write 187
Mixed 139
117% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.76
212% 2.25 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 110%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$106
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 151
Write 165
Mixed 160
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.92
4K Mixed 0.45
137% 1.39 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16G-D3-1866-MR 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
72.8% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 22.2
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 24.2
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $909
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