Asus Z97I-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.1% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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
MotherboardAsus Z97I-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 02:57
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 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 i7-4790S-$364
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
72.2% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 107
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 344
81% 357 Pts
MC Int 530
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 536
80% 537 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
66.2% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 184
Parallax 203
63% 197 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 190
Splatting 130
69% 159 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$195
40GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 505
Write 183
Mixed 301
72% 330 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 38.8
131% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 65.4
DQ Mixed 114
100% 155 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B1G73DB0-CK0 M378B5173DB0-CK0 12GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
57.1% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.8
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 57%
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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 704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97I-PLUS - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,115
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