Asus Z97-WS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 150%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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.
Graphics169% 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 Drive292% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
9 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-WS  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160114
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 29 '17 at 22:32
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 542
QC Float 559
QC Mixed 531
123% 544 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 738
MC Mixed 728
108% 719 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 104%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
MSI(1462 360A) ≥ 4GB; MSI 1080 ti DUKE
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 561
Reflection 528
Parallax 573
175% 554 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 547
Splatting 297
165% 373 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 169%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
112GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 492
Mixed 478
110% 492 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 31.5
160% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 65.8
127% 255 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
84GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 83% Great: 134%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$152
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
292% Outstanding
Read 2,805
Write 1,365
Mixed 1,335
402% 1,835 MB/s
4K Read 62.2
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 50.9
251% 95.5 MB/s
DQ Read 566
DQ Write 425
DQ Mixed 213
236% 402 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 292%
Great: 253%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$53
625GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3MA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 128
Write 115
Mixed 107
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.39
90% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 2333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 27
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 27.6
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 46.3
86% 46.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,230
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