Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.6% 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 Drive128% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151204
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 20:00
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 127
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 498
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 494
MC Mixed 490
74% 494 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2127 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 219
Parallax 257
77% 240 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 230
Splatting 179
81% 190 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
261GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 457 484 423 400 468 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 481
Mixed 404
SusWrite 449
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 62.1
211% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 362
271% 360 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 128%
Great: 136%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$130
1TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 166 167 171 169 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 170
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 169
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
286% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.5
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 20.4
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 63%
Great: 63%
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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 2,031 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: 74% - Very good Total price: $989
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