Asus H97M-E

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
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 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 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics41.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.4% 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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus H97M-E  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150515
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:49
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 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-$470
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 123
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 422
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 603
MC Float 645
MC Mixed 635
94% 628 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
41.5% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 122
Parallax 134
43% 132 fps
MRender 64.7
Gravity 129
Splatting 86.2
41% 93.2 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$60
80GB free
Firmware: CS900211 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 478
Write 432
Mixed 472
103% 460 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 51.6
4K Mixed 5.72
61% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 20.7
DQ Write 59
DQ Mixed 5.35
14% 28.3 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
60.4% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 18.3
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M-E Builds (Compare 2,636 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus H97M-E - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $751
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