Asus Z87M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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 66.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics73% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive32.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
14 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z87M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 06:23
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 48%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 i7-4771-$337
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
66.6% Good
Memory 73.7
1-Core 102
2-Core 190
71% 122 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 475
51% 398 Pts
64-Core 522
35% 522 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 93.8
Reflection 92.3
Parallax 86.8
76% 91 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 82.2
Splatting 0.1
70% 66 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1C3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 21 32 58 22 32 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
32.2% Below average
Read 33.8
Write 86.2
Mixed 196
SusWrite 47
21% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 10
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 19.9
64% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 54.4
75% 137 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
188GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 193 191 192 190 190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 101
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 190
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Seagate ST31000520AS 1TB-$250
39GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 38 33 35 33 33 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
13.2% Very poor
Read 11.7
Write 33.9
Mixed 17.9
SusWrite 34.1
18% 24.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
49% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 13.2%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$35
255GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 88 87 88 87 87 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 73.2
Write 79.9
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 87.3
54% 73.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
122% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905471-035.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1632 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
55.6% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 17.2
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 11.6
42% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 93.2
43% 93.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87M-PLUS Builds (Compare 938 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus Z87M-PLUS - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $359
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