Asus Z87M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 78.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics37% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsus Z87M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130418
Uptime11.3 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:26
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i5-4570-$197
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
78.5% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 410
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 425
64% 424 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
MSI(1462 2847) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
37% Below average
Lighting 97.1
Reflection 76.6
Parallax 120
32% 97.7 fps
MRender 86.1
Gravity 116
Splatting 77
40% 92.9 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
360GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4,766
Write 89.7
Mixed 174
349% 1,676 MB/s
4K Read 886
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 10.9
1,359% 301 MB/s
Poor: 81% Great: 134%
Asmt 2115 250GB
138GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 190 24 27 26 13 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 409
Write 384
Mixed 346
SusWrite 86.9
69% 307 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 30.1
98% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 39.1
DQ Mixed 154
82% 72.9 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC29
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4,791
Write 70.9
Mixed 104
1,186% 1,655 MB/s
4K Read 895
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 2.9
37,623% 300 MB/s
Poor: 46% Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 20.2
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 20.9
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 63%
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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 908 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87M-PLUS - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $780
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