Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 29.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics5.62% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive74.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 19 days ago, 18 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 5 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory1.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:44
Run Duration235 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
29.9% Poor
SC Int 21.9
SC Float 23
SC Mixed 22.2
18% 22.4 Pts
QC Int 88.9
QC Float 123
QC Mixed 142
27% 118 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 541
MC Mixed 587
78% 520 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4703
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
5.62% Terrible
Lighting 12.2
Reflection 18.4
Parallax 22.8
5% 17.8 fps
MRender 20.1
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 19
6% 15.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.62%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force 3 SSD 2TB
565GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 9% Great: 16%
Crucial M550 512GB-$225
395GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 485
Write 447
Mixed 481
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 20.7
81% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 68.3
DQ Write 70.7
DQ Mixed 27.2
32% 55.4 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 112%
Crucial M550 512GB-$225
100GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 492
Write 463
Mixed 477
107% 477 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 22.1
4K Mixed 13.8
49% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 94.3
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 43.5
54% 93.5 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 112%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$98
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 104
Write 115
Mixed 103
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.24
75% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-036.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
46% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 16.1
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 4.4
SC Mixed 6.5
23% 8.07 GB/s
Latency 136
29% 136 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 46%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,074
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