Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics43% 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 Drive42% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateJan 02 '18 at 14:32
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i5-4460-$182
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
73.1% Very good
SC Int 99.9
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 380
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 375
MC Float 382
MC Mixed 384
57% 380 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
43% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 119
Parallax 143
44% 135 fps
MRender 83.3
Gravity 124
Splatting 84.2
42% 97.1 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 43%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$61
52GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
42% Average
Read 377
Write 116
Mixed 137
46% 210 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 17
4K Mixed 10
62% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 46.7
DQ Write 30.8
DQ Mixed 12.5
16% 30 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
481GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
75% Very good
Read 138
Write 123
Mixed 129
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.33
129% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$37
122GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
35.2% Below average
Read 61.5
Write 60.7
Mixed 57.4
45% 59.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.22
75% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
63.3% Good
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.9
62% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 21
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 63%
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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.
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

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