Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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 (58th 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 above expectations (71st percentile)
82.9% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 256
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 682
72% 563 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$359
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2122 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Lighting 253
Reflection 254
Parallax 254
65% 254 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 290
Splatting 212
77% 238 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.3%
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: 443 574 578 567 616 205 MB/s
Relative performance (0th 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: 239%
This bench: 153%
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 (90th 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: 30%
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.

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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