Asus Z87M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 81.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics2.92% 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.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z87M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 07 '21 at 20:53
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670-$249
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Memory 87.6
1-Core 116
2-Core 220
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 444
60% 439 Pts
64-Core 446
30% 446 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 83%
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)
2.92% Terrible
Lighting 3.8
Reflection 2.6
Parallax 7.3
3% 4.57 fps
MRender 8.2
Gravity 2.5
Splatting 5.2
3% 5.3 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.92%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX900 256GB-$164
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.8.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 191 207 182 194 179 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 363
Write 260
Mixed 278
SusWrite 191
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 40.4
155% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 247
186% 250 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 85%
Great: 90%
WD Re 3TB (2012)-$114
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01K04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 164 163 163 163 165 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 160
Mixed 99.1
SusWrite 164
110% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1648 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
61.5% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 18.5
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 19.7
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87M-PLUS Builds (Compare 995 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus Z87M-PLUS - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $588
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