Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 14.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics61.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive42.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Run History
19 months ago, 19 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory19.4 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140711
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 27 '17 at 21:26
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 4 GHz, turbo 0.7 GHz (avg)
Relative performance (0th percentile)
14.3% Very poor
SC Int 60.9
SC Float 61.3
SC Mixed 34.2
42% 52.1 Pts
QC Int 71.1
QC Float 54.8
QC Mixed 50.1
13% 58.7 Pts
MC Int 61.3
MC Float 75.6
MC Mixed 60.1
10% 65.7 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 14.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
61.8% Good
Lighting 173
Reflection 177
Parallax 198
56% 183 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 186
Splatting 122
66% 152 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S128G 126GB
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.2.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 441
Write 233
Mixed 305
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 11.5
4K Mixed 5.98
34% 10.3 MB/s
DQ Read 32.5
DQ Write 12.3
DQ Mixed 2.53
7% 15.7 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 54%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
353GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 110
Write 127
Mixed 151
98% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.16
61% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 2133 2OZ 0420 DDR3 2133 2OZ 0420 DDR3 2133 2OZ 0420 DDR3 2133 2OZ 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
26.2% Poor
MC Read 6.1
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 6.6
20% 7.13 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 18.3
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 26.2%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 4,743 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $959
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