Asus H97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (4th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 96 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 14 years and 8 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus H97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140522
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '20 at 20:00
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-4790-$135
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
49.9% Average
Memory 80.7
1-Core 45.8
2-Core 80.3
46% 68.9 Pts
4-Core 109
8-Core 135
16% 122 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 80%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$28
485GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 149 151 159 136 149 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 24.3
Write 97.8
Mixed 12.8
SusWrite 150
51% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Crucial CT51264BD160BJ.M8F 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
29.3% Poor
MC Read 10.4
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 8.1
27% 9.43 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 7.7
25% 8.9 GB/s
Latency 79.2
50% 79.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 969 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus H97M-PLUS - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $390
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HDDRAMUSB
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