Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive170% 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)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime1 Days
Run DateNov 03 '18 at 15:39
Run Duration110 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 above expectations (79th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 258
91% 193 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 676
73% 566 Pts
64-Core 691
46% 691 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
68.3% Good
Lighting 254
Reflection 255
Parallax 255
66% 255 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 254
Splatting 234
72% 228 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$166
787GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 638 616 567 571 570 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 636
Write 568
Mixed 574
SusWrite 567
132% 586 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 78.6
245% 85.3 MB/s
DQ Read 779
DQ Write 679
DQ Mixed 946
650% 801 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 170%
Great: 364%
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 (94th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 27.8
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 26.5
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 47.6
84% 47.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 86.9%
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 2,349 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: $1,157
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