Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
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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 88.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics88.3% 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 Drive230% 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.7 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 21:36
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 37%

 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 130
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 420
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 690
MC Mixed 657
99% 664 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2122 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Lighting 252
Reflection 255
Parallax 253
78% 254 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 254
Splatting 219
96% 226 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 108%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$215
706GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 750 1135 1083 940 929 933 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,096
Write 1,006
Mixed 978
SusWrite 962
228% 1,010 MB/s
4K Read 59.7
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 80.9
272% 96.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,035
DQ Write 876
DQ Mixed 959
717% 956 MB/s
Poor: 192%
This bench: 230%
Great: 365%
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 way above expectations (92nd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 27.4
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 26.5
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 87%
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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 2,018 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: $975
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