Asus Z87-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 55.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics24.4% 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 Drive89.3% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z87-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131003
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 02:19
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i5-4440-$228
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
55.7% Above average
SC Int 96.7
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 96.5
78% 97.8 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 249
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 343
MC Mixed 342
51% 340 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6950-$290
XFX(1682 3120) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
24.4% Poor
Lighting 82.1
Reflection 55.8
Parallax 76.6
25% 71.5 fps
MRender 42.5
Gravity 65.2
Splatting 63.7
24% 57.1 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 24.4%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 498
Write 400
Mixed 413
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 26.6
130% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 37.3
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 21.9
52% 102 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
475GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 95
Write 88.5
Mixed 89.7
69% 91.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.38
88% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 69%
Seagate ST3320613AS 320GB-$40
167GB free
Firmware: CC4H Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 85.8
Write 96.4
Mixed 86.6
67% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.28
67% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 64%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
607GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
42.1% Average
Read 93.3
Write 101
Mixed 72.1
114% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.25
81% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 1302 1600 CL9 Series 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 1302 1600 CL9 Series 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
31.3% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 11.8
MC Mixed 9.4
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 9.1
25% 8.77 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,567 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PLUS - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,223
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