Asus Z87-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 80.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics29.5% 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 Drive78.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus Z87-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '21 at 21:50
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770-$277
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Memory 91.7
1-Core 111
2-Core 214
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 566
61% 472 Pts
64-Core 565
38% 565 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
EVGA(3842 3769) 2GB
CLim: 1445 MHz, MLim: 1589 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
29.5% Poor
Lighting 35.1
Reflection 36
Parallax 2.1
28% 24.4 fps
MRender 0.3
Gravity 45
Splatting 38.7
31% 28 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 mSATA 256GB
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM02D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 311 311 318 308 286 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 426
Write 293
Mixed 265
SusWrite 304
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 25.6
110% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 166
135% 195 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 80%
Ftm28n32 5H 128GB
38GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 166 37 16 19 13 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
9.95% Terrible
Read 143
Write 157
Mixed 20.1
SusWrite 62.4
21% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.7
1% 0.37 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
55.7% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 16.8
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 16.9
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,549 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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