Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 90.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics86.2% 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 Drive213% 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 (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 20 '19 at 16:14
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 456
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 609
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 647
95% 637 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2122 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Lighting 254
Reflection 255
Parallax 255
79% 255 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 244
Splatting 203
92% 216 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 108%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$209
637GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 785 1013 956 809 830 832 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
213% Outstanding
Read 1,016
Write 865
Mixed 826
SusWrite 871
201% 894 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 80.9
253% 91.7 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 801
DQ Mixed 865
653% 877 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 213%
Great: 370%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.7% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.2
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.7%
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 2,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $993
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