Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
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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 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 90.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics92.4% 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 Drive153% 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)
Memory14 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 22:36
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 444
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 678
101% 675 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2122 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Lighting 253
Reflection 254
Parallax 254
78% 254 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 290
Splatting 212
103% 238 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 108%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$209
787GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 574 578 567 616 205 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
153% Outstanding
Read 644
Write 576
Mixed 576
SusWrite 497
129% 573 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 63
205% 74.9 MB/s
DQ Read 777
DQ Write 680
DQ Mixed 922
638% 793 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 153%
Great: 370%
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 (92nd percentile)
85.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 27.4
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 26
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 47.7
84% 47.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 85.9%
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 2,032 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $993
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