Asus H97-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics37.9% 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 Drive57.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus H97-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '19 at 15:06
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Memory 92.6
1-Core 111
2-Core 218
83% 141 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 569
58% 458 Pts
64-Core 576
39% 576 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
37.9% Below average
Lighting 139
Reflection 158
Parallax 174
36% 157 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 125
Splatting 113
38% 128 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 108 109 110 110 114 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
57.9% Above average
Read 231
Write 164
Mixed 157
SusWrite 111
37% 166 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 29.7
113% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 96.3
89% 139 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
41GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 175 174 176 178 179 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 107
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 176
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
Seagate ST3500414CS 500GB
79GB free
Firmware: CA14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 93 92 94 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 90
Write 90.8
Mixed 49.6
SusWrite 93.5
59% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 61%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$52
106GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 69 67 67 67 67 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
46.2% Average
Read 92.6
Write 96.7
Mixed 69
SusWrite 67.8
60% 81.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 86%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
82GB free, PID a009
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 68 68 68 68 68 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
29.8% Poor
Read 68.9
Write 68.8
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 67.8
79% 59.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
76% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 29.8%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
34.2% Below average
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 9.6
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 10.7
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical H97-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,264 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus H97-PLUS - $732

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $1,392
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