Asus Z97-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 84.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.21% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive92.1% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months 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 Z97-E  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 07 '17 at 23:20
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 398
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 669
MC Mixed 661
97% 650 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 98%
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. 10.18.10.3920
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
6.21% Terrible
Lighting 15.6
Reflection 18.8
Parallax 23.9
6% 19.4 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.6
6% 16.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.21%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
466GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
146% Outstanding
Read 712
Write 543
Mixed 563
135% 606 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 38.1
203% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 626
DQ Write 468
DQ Mixed 237
261% 444 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 146%
Great: 253%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 352
Mixed 309
86% 391 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 25.2
139% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 69.4
90% 164 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 124%
Hitachi HUH721010ALE601 10TB
3TB free
Firmware: LHGLX354 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 125
Mixed 88.4
99% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 7.68
4K Mixed 0.47
220% 2.92 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 117%
WD VelociRaptor 1TB-$268
165GB free
Firmware: 04.06A00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 194
Mixed 158
141% 188 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.04
4K Mixed 0.36
161% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 117%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 19.1
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E Builds (Compare 1,000 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $529
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