Asus Z97M-PLUS/BR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 88.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive40.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS/BR  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 07:31
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User PAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$168
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 257
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 506
70% 510 Pts
64-Core 512
34% 512 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 240 253 299 257 295 MB/s
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
40.9% Average
Read 223
Write 99.3
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 275
38% 170 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 11.3
48% 15.5 MB/s
DQ Read 14.2
DQ Write 15.4
DQ Mixed 14.4
11% 14.7 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 103%
WD WD1600AABS-00PRA0 160GB
69GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 72 73 72 69 69 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
47.1% Average
Read 92.7
Write 96.5
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 70.9
60% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 53%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
391GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 177 179 177 178 178 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 145
Mixed 86
SusWrite 178
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 102%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
50.6% Above average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 14.5
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 15.7
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS/BR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $817
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