Asus H97M-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics42.3% 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 Drive103% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus H97M-E  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150408
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:05
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i5-4460-$175
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
61.2% Good
SC Int 92.6
SC Float 94.9
SC Mixed 91.1
74% 92.9 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 302
72% 319 Pts
MC Int 366
MC Float 349
MC Mixed 352
53% 356 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
42.3% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 118
Parallax 129
42% 130 fps
MRender 85.8
Gravity 122
Splatting 84.8
42% 97.6 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
150GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 402
Mixed 411
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 40
149% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 24.6
91% 203 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
344GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 134
Write 140
Mixed 136
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.2
80% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
32% Below average
MC Read 10.2
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 9.1
28% 9.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 9.9
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 32%
Great: 39%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M-E Builds (Compare 1,775 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus H97M-E - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $814
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