Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 85%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive189% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 05 '18 at 18:19
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
85% Excellent
1-Core 134
2-Core 266
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 709
73% 577 Pts
64-Core 710
48% 710 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2122 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Lighting 251
Reflection 255
Parallax 255
66% 254 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 255
Splatting 246
72% 237 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
786GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 651 654 664 663 665 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
189% Outstanding
Read 753
Write 661
Mixed 682
SusWrite 626
153% 681 MB/s
4K Read 64.8
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 85.9
284% 98 MB/s
DQ Read 780
DQ Write 681
DQ Mixed 1041
695% 834 MB/s
Poor: 223%
This bench: 189%
Great: 359%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 27.7
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 26.3
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 46.7
86% 46.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 87.2%
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 2,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $959
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