Asus GRYPHON Z97

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics118% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus GRYPHON Z97  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 08 '17 at 12:33
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$326
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 142
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 525
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 519
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 746
MC Mixed 733
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 104%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 366
Reflection 332
Parallax 395
116% 364 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 335
Splatting 260
119% 277 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 118%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
42GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 417
Mixed 419
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 46.3
179% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 46.7
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 25.8
55% 105 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$84
1.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 130
Write 129
Mixed 125
97% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.29
111% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 88%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
505GB 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 (11th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 91.6
Write 100
Mixed 92.6
71% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.22
101% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 95%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$71
82GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
64% Good
Read 108
Write 114
Mixed 112
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.19
92% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 64%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$162
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
87% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 27.4
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 26.8
70% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 46.1
87% 46.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 87%
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 GRYPHON Z97 Builds (Compare 174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z97 - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,012
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