Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics45.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive231% 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '18 at 21:13
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 below expectations (23rd percentile)
68.5% Good
1-Core 110
2-Core 226
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 673
66% 527 Pts
64-Core 589
40% 589 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$409
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Relative performance (0th percentile)
45.9% Average
Lighting 122
Reflection 255
Parallax 115
31% 164 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 216
Splatting 219
65% 210 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
706GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1057 972 1040 1135 1083 1117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 1,258
Write 1,113
Mixed 1,083
SusWrite 1,067
254% 1,130 MB/s
4K Read 53
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 73.4
246% 87 MB/s
DQ Read 949
DQ Write 809
DQ Mixed 877
658% 878 MB/s
Poor: 213%
This bench: 231%
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 @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 26.6
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 23.3
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 83.2%
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 2,284 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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HDDRAMUSB
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