Asus Z87-PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics50.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive118% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-PRO  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140818
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 22 '19 at 15:22
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$228
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 97.4
1-Core 121
2-Core 242
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 462
63% 461 Pts
64-Core 475
32% 475 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
50.1% Above average
Lighting 62.5
Reflection 67.9
Parallax 60.8
50% 63.7 fps
MRender 71.5
Gravity 59.5
Splatting 54.6
50% 61.9 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$58
230GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 376 438 438 441 444 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 450
Mixed 423
SusWrite 402
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 56
185% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 295
241% 343 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Intel 330 Series 120GB-$200
81GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 150 153 151 130 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 450
Write 154
Mixed 208
SusWrite 138
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42
157% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 174
131% 175 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 81%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
59GB free
Firmware: GM4OA5CA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 62 64 64 64 64 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Read 64.3
Write 65.5
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 63.8
42% 57.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 1 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 51%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
268GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 71 74 79 78 78 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
44.3% Average
Read 80.8
Write 71
Mixed 39
SusWrite 73.5
48% 66.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
94% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 68%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
243GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 68 68 68 68 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Read 66
Write 70.3
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 67.8
49% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 68%
WD VelociRaptor 300GB-$47
37GB free
Firmware: 04.04V06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 83 84 83 84 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 74
Write 72.5
Mixed 56
SusWrite 83.2
53% 71.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
213% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2133 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
MC Read 28
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 26.2
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 23.3
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 80%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-PRO Builds (Compare 4,621 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,050
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