Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
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 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive260% 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 10 '18 at 21:15
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU10%

 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 (72nd percentile)
79.8% Very good
1-Core 135
2-Core 253
92% 194 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 714
74% 579 Pts
64-Core 708
48% 708 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$409
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2122 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
68.7% Good
Lighting 254
Reflection 255
Parallax 255
66% 255 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 255
Splatting 234
73% 232 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
787GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 789 1196 1212 1219 1149 1150 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
260% Outstanding
Read 1,439
Write 1,245
Mixed 1,195
SusWrite 1119
281% 1,250 MB/s
4K Read 64.6
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 88.4
294% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,029
DQ Write 886
DQ Mixed 955
717% 957 MB/s
Poor: 213%
This bench: 260%
Great: 366%
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 (98th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 27.8
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 28.2
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 46
87% 46 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 88.6%
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 2,284 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $980
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