Asus Z87M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 82.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics78.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z87M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '20 at 18:44
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$260
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Memory 92.2
1-Core 118
2-Core 223
85% 144 Pts
4-Core 389
8-Core 613
64% 501 Pts
64-Core 617
41% 617 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.5% Very good
Lighting 330
Reflection 282
Parallax 296
87% 303 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 292
Splatting 225
78% 234 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$67
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 125 127 125 123 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 361
Write 149
Mixed 204
SusWrite 126
46% 210 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 39.2
159% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 125
108% 162 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 74%
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
15GB free
Firmware: UF2204RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 220
Write 376
Mixed 308
68% 301 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 7
66% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 31.6
DQ Write 90.4
DQ Mixed 18.2
26% 46.7 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 56%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
278GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 119 117 120 120 119 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 134
Write 102
Mixed 74
SusWrite 119
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8GX 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
59.3% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.3
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87M-PLUS - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $360
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