Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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 way above expectations (86th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
85.7% Excellent
1-Core 127
2-Core 230
85% 178 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 497
68% 497 Pts
64-Core 490
33% 490 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$227
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2127 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
62.6% Good
Lighting 245
Reflection 219
Parallax 257
64% 240 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 230
Splatting 179
63% 190 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
261GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 457 484 423 400 468 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd 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: 81%
This bench: 128%
Great: 135%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$125
1TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 166 167 171 169 170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st 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: 56%
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.

Typical Z97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 2,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $959
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Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia RTX 2060 $325Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
HDDRAMUSB
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