Asus Z87-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics65.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.9% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z87-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory22.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140603
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 13:39
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 16%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
68.6% Good
Memory 79.4
1-Core 98.3
2-Core 180
71% 119 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 423
48% 371 Pts
64-Core 418
28% 418 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
65.4% Good
Lighting 90
Reflection 83.7
Parallax 55.8
73% 76.5 fps
MRender 103
Gravity 64.4
Splatting 59.6
57% 75.7 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$137
472GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 371 386 378 363 363 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 453
Write 426
Mixed 362
SusWrite 367
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 42.7
138% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 284
234% 335 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 134%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
492GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 184 185 192 194 192 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 180
Mixed 103
SusWrite 188
124% 169 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 1.4
399% 3.13 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 113%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10 0215 CMY16GX3M2A2133C11 0215 CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10 0215 CMY16GX3M2A2133C11 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46.3% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 14.9
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 11.1
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 81.6
49% 81.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,559 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PLUS - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $875
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