Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics124% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory7.3 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151208
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateDec 13 '17 at 07:59
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
81.2% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 410
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 424
MC Mixed 417
64% 428 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 373
Parallax 394
123% 388 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 385
Splatting 239
125% 287 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 124%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$99
15GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 59% Great: 94%
Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB-$154
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 181
Mixed 161
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 2.96
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.25
192% 1.81 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$53
418GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 173
Write 141
Mixed 150
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.25
83% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41% Average
MC Read 14
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 12.9
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 11.9
SC Mixed 11.2
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41%
Great: 62%
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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 3,745 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,207
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