Asus H97M-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics20.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus H97M-E  (all builds)
Memory6.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151207
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 25 '21 at 03:05
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$132
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Memory 86
1-Core 93.4
2-Core 187
73% 122 Pts
4-Core 362
8-Core 359
49% 360 Pts
64-Core 358
24% 358 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
Nvidia(10DE 1380) 2GB
CLim: 1476 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
20.1% Poor
Lighting 23.5
Reflection 20.7
Parallax 23.5
19% 22.6 fps
MRender 28.1
Gravity 26.3
Splatting 19
21% 24.5 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 20.1%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$45
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 171 98 28 122 90 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 106
Write 402
Mixed 288
SusWrite 136
53% 233 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 33.7
125% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 102
122% 212 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 88%
Seagate BUP Slim GD 2TB
647GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 118 120 120 120 122 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 94
Write 118
Mixed 89
SusWrite 119
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.7
195% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
275GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 155 155 156 156 156 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 127
Write 122
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 155
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 113%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$65
426GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 156 154 154 154 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 159
Write 156
Mixed 38
SusWrite 154
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
173% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 110%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$65
496GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 124 123 123 123 123 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 116
Write 124
Mixed 18
SusWrite 123
69% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
162% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 110%
USB SanDisk 3.2Gen1 32GB
8GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 19 11 25 20 14 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
17.9% Very poor
Read 32
Write 18
Mixed 21.5
SusWrite 17.6
28% 22.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 2.8
205% 3.43 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.9%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
32.8% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 9.7
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 9.8
SC Mixed 8.2
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M-E Builds (Compare 3,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 25%
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Motherboard: Asus H97M-E - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $592
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