Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 77.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive162% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateNov 01 '18 at 22:23
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
77.3% Very good
1-Core 128
2-Core 203
81% 166 Pts
4-Core 404
8-Core 651
67% 528 Pts
64-Core 647
43% 647 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$359
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
69.1% Good
Lighting 252
Reflection 209
Parallax 254
65% 238 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 279
Splatting 215
74% 232 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
787GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 625 572 580 541 546 544 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Read 611
Write 547
Mixed 567
SusWrite 568
129% 573 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 71.8
225% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 779
DQ Write 680
DQ Mixed 926
640% 795 MB/s
Poor: 239%
This bench: 162%
Great: 360%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 26.9
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 25.9
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 47.9
84% 47.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 2,364 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,167
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