Asus Z87-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 76.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85% 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.
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 Z87-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1804 x 1036 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:48
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-4770K-$430
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
76.9% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 380
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 513
MC Float 570
MC Mixed 562
82% 548 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
63% Good
Lighting 191
Reflection 174
Parallax 192
59% 186 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 187
Splatting 121
66% 152 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 63%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$80
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 492
Write 272
Mixed 350
82% 371 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 27
122% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 39.2
93% 193 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85%
Great: 90%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB
76GB free
Firmware: JA0OA480 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 83.3
Write 78.4
Mixed 77.1
60% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.15
54% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 57%
Seagate ST96812AS 60GB
14GB free
Firmware: 3.14 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
15.8% Very poor
Read 27.4
Write 27.4
Mixed 26.8
20% 27.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 0.76
4K Mixed 0.28
66% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 23%
HGST 128GB
80GB free, PID 1014
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Read 239
Write 220
Mixed 206
281% 222 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 24.5
4K Mixed 5.13
1,056% 14.3 MB/s
DQ Read 14.7
DQ Write 29.1
DQ Mixed 7.17
1,287% 17 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 161%
Great: 164%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
62.7% Good
MC Read 24
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 17.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 57.6
69% 57.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,712 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PLUS - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,021
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