Asus Z97I-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive101% 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
11 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97I-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 01:00
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 138
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 517
QC Mixed 502
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 714
MC Float 757
MC Mixed 747
111% 739 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2182 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (141 fps cap detected)
52.2% Above average
Lighting 142
Reflection 142
Parallax 142
44% 142 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 140
Splatting 140
58% 139 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 400
Mixed 417
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 49.1
175% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 34.4
DQ Write 93.8
DQ Mixed 25.3
30% 51.2 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 101%
Great: 135%
PNY SSD2SC480G1CS2754D117-514 480GB
397GB free
Firmware: CS211101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 497
Write 413
Mixed 455
101% 455 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 18.1
110% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 22.1
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 17.6
55% 110 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
73.9% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 22.8
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 23.3
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 72%
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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 876 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97I-PLUS - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,039
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