Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 86.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics49.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141013
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateDec 04 '17 at 03:14
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 122
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 422
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 598
MC Float 638
MC Mixed 627
93% 621 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$538
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (134 fps cap detected)
49.9% Average
Lighting 134
Reflection 134
Parallax 134
41% 134 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 134
Splatting 134
56% 134 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
379GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 413
Mixed 421
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 48.2
190% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 124
144% 250 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 117%
Great: 115%
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
143GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 478
Write 323
Mixed 272
79% 358 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 18.9
112% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 36
DQ Write 85.7
DQ Mixed 12.1
23% 44.6 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 82%
Adata Premier SP550 480GB-$176
88GB free
Firmware: O0730A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 487
Write 252
Mixed 267
74% 335 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 21.8
106% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 67.2
DQ Mixed 40.1
61% 120 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
537GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 149
Mixed 156
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.16
71% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Team-Elite-1600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1648 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
60.9% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 17.7
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 20.6
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 60.1
66% 60.1 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 61%
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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 GAMER Builds (Compare 4,529 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,083
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HDDRAMUSB
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