Asus Z97-WS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive205% 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
MotherboardAsus Z97-WS  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '19 at 22:46
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User BLR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
80% Very good
1-Core 125
2-Core 249
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 654
71% 551 Pts
64-Core 658
44% 658 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$155
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 867 878 887 788 797 784 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 1,319
Write 900
Mixed 641
SusWrite 834
206% 924 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 57.8
207% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 848
DQ Write 836
DQ Mixed 672
551% 785 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 205%
Great: 209%
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$138
301GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 100 102 102 102 101 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
60% Above average
Read 108
Write 116
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 101
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2040 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 23.8
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 23.4
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-WS Builds (Compare 347 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,166
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HDDRAMUSB
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