Asus H97M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics23.5% 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)
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 (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus H97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 02:08
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 112
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 425
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 424
MC Float 433
MC Mixed 430
64% 429 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
23.5% Poor
Lighting 72.9
Reflection 48.3
Parallax 68.2
22% 63.1 fps
MRender 55.1
Gravity 71.3
Splatting 42.7
25% 56.4 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 23.5%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$119
240GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 479
Write 270
Mixed 224
71% 324 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 73.2
4K Mixed 11.5
83% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 16.4
55% 119 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 84%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
64GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 115%
Covecube Virtual Disk 2TB
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
!4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 159
Mixed 120
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.23
94% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$83
2TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 164
Mixed 130
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.25
92% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$83
2TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 145
Write 139
Mixed 137
106% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.21
84% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
60% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 17.9
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 19.8
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 68.3
58% 68.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,181 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus H97M-PLUS - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $780
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