Asus H97-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 86.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics22.9% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
MotherboardAsus H97-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150209
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 04:01
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i5-4690-$250
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 114
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 459
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 451
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 461
68% 456 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
22.9% Poor
Lighting 69.3
Reflection 46.2
Parallax 67.5
21% 61 fps
MRender 55
Gravity 70.4
Splatting 40.1
24% 55.2 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 26%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$28
155GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
37.9% Below average
Read 59.7
Write 71.9
Mixed 77.1
53% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.26
76% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 18.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 20.3
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,543 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus H97-PLUS - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $854
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