Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 85.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics89.4% 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 Drive259% 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateNov 15 '18 at 20:54
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
SC Int 135
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 116
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 407
QC Mixed 418
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 660
MC Float 712
MC Mixed 699
103% 690 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.4%
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 (12th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Lighting 252
Reflection 255
Parallax 255
78% 254 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 252
Splatting 233
98% 231 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 108%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$209
706GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 807 1182 1186 1224 1162 1107 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 1,436
Write 1,234
Mixed 1,184
SusWrite 1,112
279% 1,242 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 87.4
291% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,049
DQ Write 898
DQ Mixed 969
727% 972 MB/s
Poor: 212%
This bench: 259%
Great: 376%
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% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 27.6
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 25
SC Mixed 25.5
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 46.1
87% 46.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 87%
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 2,029 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $989
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