Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 86.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics88.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive158% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateOct 31 '18 at 11:45
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
86.8% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 121
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 428
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 606
MC Float 648
MC Mixed 635
94% 629 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Lighting 293
Reflection 214
Parallax 298
91% 268 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 275
Splatting 112
87% 195 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 108%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$209
769GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 596 578 589 512 537 528 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
158% Outstanding
Read 585
Write 518
Mixed 526
SusWrite 556
123% 546 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 67.3
223% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 761
DQ Write 658
DQ Mixed 909
627% 776 MB/s
Poor: 212%
This bench: 158%
Great: 376%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.1% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 16.9
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 2,030 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $989
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