Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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 (28th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
1-Core 123
2-Core 240
86% 181 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 650
72% 553 Pts
64-Core 647
43% 647 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2122 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
66.7% Good
Lighting 254
Reflection 255
Parallax 255
66% 255 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 244
Splatting 203
68% 216 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$166
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: 364%
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 (33rd 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: 30%
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.

Typical Z97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 2,349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,157
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