Asus Z97-A-USB31

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics176% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive47.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97-A-USB31  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateOct 28 '17 at 19:50
Run Duration219 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 136
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 460
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 659
MC Float 718
MC Mixed 694
103% 690 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$730
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Lighting 587
Reflection 550
Parallax 620
185% 586 fps
MRender 281
Gravity 559
Splatting 307
169% 383 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 176%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
346GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 408
Mixed 421
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 51.3
184% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 131
143% 244 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 115%
Great: 135%
Intel 320 Series 160GB-$181
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10365 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 258
Write 163
Mixed 185
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 39.3
4K Mixed 17.6
75% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 53.4
DQ Mixed 29.5
41% 78.8 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 48%
WD Blue 6TB (2015)-$140
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 149
Mixed 145
121% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.19
98% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 98%
WD WD10EZEX-08RKKA0 2TB
648GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 153
Write 113
Mixed 107
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.15
88% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
544GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 155
Mixed 143
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.27
112% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 107%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
931GB free, PID 0100
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
42.7% Average
Read 101
Write 103
Mixed 80.3
121% 95 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.21
69% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 26.2
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 26
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 82.3%
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 Z97-A-USB31 Builds (Compare 2,794 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A-USB31

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $818
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