Asus H97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 69.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics33.8% 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 Drive67% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus H97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140423
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:11
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
69.1% Good
SC Int 97.6
SC Float 97.8
SC Mixed 90.9
76% 95.4 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 347
80% 351 Pts
MC Int 528
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 532
80% 537 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$120
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
33.8% Below average
Lighting 107
Reflection 66.2
Parallax 98.5
32% 90.5 fps
MRender 74.4
Gravity 98.3
Splatting 71.3
35% 81.3 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$149
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 163 153 135 114 124 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
67% Good
Read 362
Write 223
Mixed 224
SusWrite 141
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 19
116% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 131
124% 196 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 67%
Great: 93%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
607GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 106 104 107 108 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 77.5
Write 112
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 106
131% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.3
160% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5584-005.A00LF 99U5584-003.A00LF 99U5584-003.A00LF 9905474-044.A00LF 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
55.6% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 16.5
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 16.2
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
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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 1,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus H97M-PLUS - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $730
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