Asus H97M-E

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 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 74.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus H97M-E  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141009
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 19:05
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
74.4% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 105
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 377
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 387
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 393
MC Float 384
MC Mixed 345
56% 374 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1638 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 52% Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
244GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 102
Write 118
Mixed 77
74% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.19
4K Write 0.76
4K Mixed 0.07
30% 0.34 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-559.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
46.8% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 15.2
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 15
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 62%
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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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Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asus H97M-E - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $742
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