Asus Z97-PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 62%
Workstation 49%
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 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 78.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.8 GHz
Display1400 x 1050 - 32 Bit cores, 1600 x 900 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 30 '17 at 13:34
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU7%

 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 i7-4770K-$468
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
78.6% Very good
SC Int 116
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 377
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 637
MC Mixed 553
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
6.42% Terrible
Lighting 13.7
Reflection 18.8
Parallax 25.5
6% 19.3 fps
MRender 24.4
Gravity 8.3
Splatting 21
7% 17.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.42%
Great: 6%
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 162
Parallax 264
73% 216 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 174
Splatting 181
68% 162 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 155
Mixed 116
117% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.57
187% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1800 MHz clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
68.3% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 22
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 21.6
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO Builds (Compare 815 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 77%
Workstation 57%

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,136
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