Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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 (40th 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 as expected (56th percentile)
75.5% Very good
1-Core 130
2-Core 236
88% 183 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 667
69% 544 Pts
64-Core 657
44% 657 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75.5%
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 (5th percentile)
67.8% Good
Lighting 252
Reflection 255
Parallax 253
65% 254 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 254
Splatting 219
71% 226 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 67.8%
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: 750 1135 1083 940 929 933 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th 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: 213%
This bench: 230%
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 way above expectations (94th 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: 30%
This bench: 86.6%
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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