Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 81%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85.1% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 11:34
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$350
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
81% Excellent
Memory 91.5
1-Core 108
2-Core 190
78% 130 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 552
60% 466 Pts
64-Core 545
37% 545 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6583) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
106% Outstanding
Lighting 130
Reflection 146
Parallax 132
105% 136 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 135
Splatting 123
107% 127 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 106%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 240GB-$49
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 318 243 214 227 13 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 470
Write 6.5
Mixed 13.7
SusWrite 243
40% 183 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 30.9
130% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 46.3
98% 194 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 94%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$85
625GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 61 63 68 83 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 99.3
Write 101
Mixed 85.6
SusWrite 77.1
67% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
68.7% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 22.2
70% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 21
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,277 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: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,138
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