Asus Z97I-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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. 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 86.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive153% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97I-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 08:05
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 277
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 544
8-Core 544
74% 544 Pts
64-Core 547
37% 547 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
EVGA(3842 2982) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
63.7% Good
Lighting 250
Reflection 236
Parallax 274
66% 253 fps
MRender 176
Gravity 230
Splatting 164
61% 190 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 504 579 559 557 553 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Read 641
Write 569
Mixed 450
SusWrite 512
122% 543 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 62.2
205% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 795
DQ Write 654
DQ Mixed 765
562% 738 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 153%
Great: 261%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$64
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 150 150 153 152 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 146
Write 150
Mixed 92.3
SusWrite 150
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1904 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
72.2% Very good
MC Read 25
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 23.1
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 22.6
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97I-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,493 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97I-PLUS - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,054
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HDDRAMUSB
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