Asus Z87M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics60% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive94.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130716
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '19 at 01:57
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Memory 85.5
1-Core 105
2-Core 202
77% 131 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 521
55% 432 Pts
64-Core 528
35% 528 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-Ti-$410
EVGA(3842 2884) 3GB
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
60% Above average
Lighting 196
Reflection 172
Parallax 264
51% 211 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 219
Splatting 117
61% 166 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 45 40 43 40 46 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 456
Mixed 368
SusWrite 76.9
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 52.1
176% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 234
210% 317 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
158GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 126 129 128 130 127 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
70% Good
Read 116
Write 84
Mixed 67
SusWrite 128
72% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 70%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
49.4% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 15.4
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87M-PLUS Builds (Compare 492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87M-PLUS - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $837
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HDDRAMUSB
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