Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
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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 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 87.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive237% 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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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 21:17
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 422
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 627
MC Float 667
MC Mixed 670
98% 655 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87.4%
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 (5th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Lighting 126
Reflection 206
Parallax 254
53% 195 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 178
Splatting 222
84% 204 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 109%
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: 1084 981 1083 1103 1129 1127 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 1,327
Write 1174
Mixed 993
SusWrite 1,084
257% 1,145 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 77.9
250% 89.3 MB/s
DQ Read 956
DQ Write 820
DQ Mixed 881
662% 886 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 237%
Great: 371%
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 (76th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 26.7
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 23.7
62% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 41%
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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 2,022 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $972
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