Asus Z87M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
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 90.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics33.5% 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 Drive76.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z87M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141104
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:07
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User AUS-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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 472
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 462
MC Float 465
MC Mixed 479
70% 468 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$200
CLim: 975 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
33.5% Below average
Lighting 104
Reflection 81.8
Parallax 133
36% 106 fps
MRender 58.5
Gravity 86.7
Splatting 83
32% 76.1 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 472
Write 339
Mixed 336
85% 382 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 29.5
4K Mixed 19.9
81% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 68.6
106% 206 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
153GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 159
Mixed 138
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.22
67% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
108GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 153
Write 121
Mixed 151
108% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.27
82% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 113%
Hitachi HDS721032CLA362 320GB-$28
67GB free
Firmware: A3BF Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
34.2% Below average
Read 59.6
Write 59.4
Mixed 54.7
44% 57.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.39
86% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 18.5
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 17.7
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87M-PLUS Builds (Compare 951 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87M-PLUS - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,196
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