Asus Z97I-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 21%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 13%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics4.68% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97I-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 14:15
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i7-4790S-$364
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
13% Very poor
SC Int 16.1
SC Float 16.9
SC Mixed 19.3
14% 17.4 Pts
QC Int 61.5
QC Float 68.5
QC Mixed 57.1
14% 62.4 Pts
MC Int 129
MC Float 129
MC Mixed 138
20% 132 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 13%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 630
EVGA(3842 2631) 1GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
4.68% Terrible
Lighting 14.9
Reflection 14.7
Parallax 12.5
4% 14 fps
MRender 13.6
Gravity 14.8
Splatting 8.2
6% 12.2 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.68%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
132GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 476
Write 393
Mixed 413
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 36.2
4K Mixed 13.6
74% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 72.3
DQ Write 49.5
DQ Mixed 22
27% 48 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 116%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$107
394GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
46.9% Average
Read 72.6
Write 90.7
Mixed 85.5
63% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.24
74% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$120
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
56.4% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 23.2
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 5.3
SC Mixed 7
18% 6.43 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97I-PLUS Builds (Compare 630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97I-PLUS - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,144
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