Asus H97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive75.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus H97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:50
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User DOM-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-4460-$190
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
69.1% Good
SC Int 94.3
SC Float 94
SC Mixed 93.2
75% 93.8 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 366
QC Mixed 372
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 323
MC Float 310
MC Mixed 270
45% 301 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$33
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 101 97 99 104 118 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 330
Write 79.2
Mixed 160
SusWrite 145
39% 179 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 38.3
137% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 204
168% 238 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 96%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$8
19GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 14 19 19 19 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
22.5% Poor
Read 110
Write 43.1
Mixed 19.7
SusWrite 18.1
51% 47.6 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
44% 3.43 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 22.5%
Great: 28%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
44.5% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 13.8
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 13.2
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.5%
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 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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