Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics89.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z97-PRO GAMER  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '21 at 13:23
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Memory 82.4
1-Core 123
2-Core 233
84% 146 Pts
4-Core 405
8-Core 619
66% 512 Pts
64-Core 628
42% 628 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Asus(1043 868A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
89.1% Excellent
Lighting 115
Reflection 106
Parallax 109
93% 110 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 99.3
Splatting 91
84% 108 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
312GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 321 329 320 337 343 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 451
Mixed 405
SusWrite 314
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 55.5
189% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 353
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 113%
Great: 129%
Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB
426GB free
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 264 277 118 38 59 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 230
Write 114
Mixed 329
SusWrite 158
47% 208 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 41.4
147% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 236
199% 289 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 103%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$144
931GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 502 537 533 545 531 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
172% Outstanding
Read 603
Write 507
Mixed 547
SusWrite 501
121% 540 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 86.2
277% 95.4 MB/s
DQ Read 770
DQ Write 613
DQ Mixed 966
648% 783 MB/s
Poor: 242%
This bench: 172%
Great: 390%
SanDisk Cruzer Switch 16GB
9GB free, PID 5572
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.5 5.6 4.9 4.2 5 4.8 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
11.4% Very poor
Read 37.2
Write 5.2
Mixed 9.2
SusWrite 4.8
14% 14.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 2.4
141% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 11.4%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
27.7% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 7.8
25% 8.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 8.7
25% 8.8 GB/s
Latency 76.1
52% 76.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.7%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-PRO GAMER Builds (Compare 4,942 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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