Asus Z87-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics3.31% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus Z87-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 05 '20 at 23:56
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 above expectations (77th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 92.6
1-Core 111
2-Core 224
83% 143 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 564
63% 486 Pts
64-Core 566
38% 566 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 90%
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)
3.31% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 18.5
Parallax 24
3% 18.5 fps
MRender 23
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.9
3% 16.9 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.31%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB-$467
889GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 31 41 49 55 52 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
32.7% Below average
Read 66.5
Write 89.7
Mixed 43.9
SusWrite 47.3
46% 61.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
60% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.2
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-PLUS Builds (Compare 704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PLUS - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $805
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