Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Gaming 23%
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics15.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive94.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 22:15
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
66.2% Good
SC Int 110
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 102
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 319
87% 382 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 365
MC Mixed 393
58% 387 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 460-$203
Zotac(19DA 2166) 1GB
CLim: 675 MHz, MLim: 900 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (42 fps cap detected)
15.7% Very poor
Lighting 43.1
Reflection 44
Parallax 41.2
13% 42.8 fps
MRender 43
Gravity 43.5
Splatting 38.8
18% 41.8 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 15.7%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
96GB free
Firmware: N0815A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
94.1% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 305
Mixed 385
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 35.2
140% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 21
88% 195 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 94%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
429GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 136
Write 153
Mixed 140
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 6.7
4K Mixed 0.89
250% 2.75 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 181%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1333EL Series 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
51.8% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.1
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 14.3
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 52%
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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 1,423 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $976
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