Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive94% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
14 months ago, 14 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateApr 28 '19 at 00:01
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Memory 94.9
1-Core 120
2-Core 238
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 451
61% 447 Pts
64-Core 453
30% 453 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (97 fps cap detected)
28.3% Poor
Lighting 97
Reflection 97
Parallax 97
26% 97 fps
MRender 97
Gravity 97
Splatting 97
29% 97 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 335 Series 240GB-$300
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 335u
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 210 220 210 206 216 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 388
Write 252
Mixed 290
SusWrite 207
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 46.4
177% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 233
181% 251 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 94%
Great: 95%
Adata Premier SP550 480GB-$125
49GB free
Firmware: O1230C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 245 92 88 102 93 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 444
Mixed 378
SusWrite 162
83% 373 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 48
171% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 248
202% 285 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 95%
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB-$116
62GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 126 124 121 122 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 425
Write 145
Mixed 199
SusWrite 123
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 41.2
164% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 124
104% 153 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 82%
Great: 80%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$49
5GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 66 74 71 74 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 65.8
Write 59.5
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 68.6
48% 64.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.4
92% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 68%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$182
71GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 142 149 142 145 138 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 138
Write 171
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 144
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
146% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 107%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$92
80GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 91 92 92 91 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 82.5
Write 21.5
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 91.5
43% 59 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
61.1% Good
MC Read 21
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 18.2
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 70%
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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 3,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $1,178
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