Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics54.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.6% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory21.2 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151204
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 21 '20 at 00:12
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$221
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Memory 92.3
1-Core 124
2-Core 257
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 519
72% 524 Pts
64-Core 523
35% 523 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
Nvidia(10DE 1C02) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Lighting 70
Reflection 68.5
Parallax 58.5
57% 65.7 fps
MRender 69.7
Gravity 64.6
Splatting 67.6
53% 67.3 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 235 187 179 176 167 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 427
Write 256
Mixed 214
SusWrite 187
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 25
132% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 185
174% 274 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 85%
Intel SSDSC2KF512H6 SATA 512GB
119GB free
Firmware: LBFD11N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 166 153 118 120 118 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 444
Write 401
Mixed 357
SusWrite 153
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 41.9
149% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 189
169% 253 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 86%
Great: 91%
Seagate ST9250610NS 250GB
52GB free
Firmware: AA07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 61 61 62 62 62 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
36.7% Below average
Read 66
Write 60.6
Mixed 45.7
SusWrite 61.3
43% 58.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C9D3/8GX KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C9D3/8GX 24GB
1632, 1632, 1632, 1632 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
64.7% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 20
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21.7
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,193 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,108
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