Asus Z97I-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive161% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97I-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 09 '21 at 16:37
Run Duration231 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$300
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Memory 93.9
1-Core 108
2-Core 252
86% 151 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 671
73% 565 Pts
64-Core 668
45% 668 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Nvidia(10DE 1B81) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.4% Very good
Lighting 99.5
Reflection 108
Parallax 101
80% 103 fps
MRender 95.2
Gravity 97.2
Splatting 97.2
78% 96.5 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4L7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 321 326 325 322 317 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
161% Outstanding
Read 750
Write 630
Mixed 594
SusWrite 336
129% 577 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 75.7
253% 86.7 MB/s
DQ Read 779
DQ Write 642
DQ Mixed 903
624% 775 MB/s
Poor: 110%
This bench: 161%
Great: 250%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
663GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 913 507 508 508 506 508 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 79% Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
303GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 110 111 111 112 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 109
Write 74.9
Mixed 71.9
SusWrite 111
68% 91.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$84
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 163 169 160 165 166 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 129
Write 161
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 164
89% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
47% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 84%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$84
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 95 94 84 100 90 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 40% Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
62.7% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 20.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 60.1
66% 60.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97I-PLUS Builds (Compare 867 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97I-PLUS - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $978
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