Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151204
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 00:47
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 128
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 446
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 698
MC Mixed 694
102% 683 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Lighting 221
Reflection 188
Parallax 226
67% 212 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 198
Splatting 132
79% 163 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB-$135
168GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 1,287
Write 1,105
Mixed 1,265
272% 1,219 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 21.7
155% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 376
DQ Mixed 243
177% 218 MB/s
Poor: 121%
This bench: 173%
Great: 231%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$136
164GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 464
Mixed 493
109% 489 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 22.3
142% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30.9
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 21
67% 135 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
886GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 181
Mixed 170
134% 179 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.25
97% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$149
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
85.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 27.6
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 23.5
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 949 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,073
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