Asus Z97-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics139% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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-A  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140707
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '21 at 21:45
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Memory 97.2
1-Core 133
2-Core 254
94% 161 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 699
76% 587 Pts
64-Core 693
46% 693 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
MSI(1462 3609) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
139% Outstanding
Lighting 171
Reflection 189
Parallax 179
139% 180 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 180
Splatting 124
139% 146 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 139%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$90
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 498
Write 486
Mixed 372
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 58.8
205% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 238
213% 322 MB/s
Poor: 60% Great: 116%
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
127GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 371 251 254 253 253 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 470
Mixed 354
SusWrite 273
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 64
220% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 349
266% 360 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 121%
Great: 122%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$90
204GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 259 272 272 270 270 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 299
Mixed 348
SusWrite 268
79% 356 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 59.9
209% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 234
211% 321 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 118%
Great: 116%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
152GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 104 105 103 104 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
60.5% Good
Read 107
Write 101
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 104
60% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
154% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 109%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$110
3.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 165 164 166 166 165 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 150
Mixed 110
SusWrite 165
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 28.3
90% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 28.5
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 4 1 60 31.5" 1280 720 DEL40C1 DELL UP3216Q
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Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $888
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