Asus Z87-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics3.33% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive85% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z87-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory1.2 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 10 '20 at 05:21
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU2%

 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 i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 274
97% 206 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 734
83% 638 Pts
64-Core 732
49% 732 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
3.33% Terrible
Lighting 13.1
Reflection 19.3
Parallax 24
3% 18.8 fps
MRender 23.2
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 20
3% 17 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.33%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apacer AS350 120GB
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AP613PE0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 103 144 88 53 84 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 448
Write 374
Mixed 338
SusWrite 134
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 38.9
161% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 39.6
83% 163 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 85%
Great: 83%
Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$34
464GB free
Firmware: FJ14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 92 91 92 93 92 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 68.9
Write 79.2
Mixed 22.1
SusWrite 91.8
48% 65.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.5
302% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF25664AZ-1G4G1 9KSF25672AZ-1G4M1 4GB
1200, 1200 MHz
2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
63.5% Good
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 18.6
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 19.5
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-PLUS Builds (Compare 3,103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PLUS - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $996
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