Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics89.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97-E/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150205
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '21 at 00:57
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 2060 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Memory 78.4
1-Core 116
2-Core 244
82% 146 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 653
70% 545 Pts
64-Core 651
44% 651 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
EVGA(3842 2067) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
89.9% Excellent
Lighting 114
Reflection 108
Parallax 114
92% 112 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 103
Splatting 94.2
87% 111 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$100
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 35 37 38 40 42 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 58% Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
10GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 120 121 115 125 121 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 98
Write 68.5
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 118
64% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
99GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 167 166 172 167 167 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 138
Write 100
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 167
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/8G 0215 CMY16GX3M2A1866C9 0215 CMY16GX3M2A1866C9 32GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.7% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 18.4
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 83.6
48% 83.6 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-E/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-E/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $758
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $208Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $47
Intel Core i5-10600K $257Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10400F $161Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $40
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback