Asus Z87M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.3% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130418
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 30 '21 at 23:45
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4570-$298
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Memory 84.8
1-Core 104
2-Core 210
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 381
52% 383 Pts
64-Core 391
26% 391 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Zotac(19DA 1394) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
73.2% Very good
Lighting 91.9
Reflection 105
Parallax 93.1
74% 96.6 fps
MRender 91.9
Gravity 88.6
Splatting 80.4
72% 87 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Burst 240GB
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMJ1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 414 422 426 241 36 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 399
Write 203
Mixed 368
SusWrite 308
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 38.3
145% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 200
178% 262 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
286GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 170 172 172 171 172 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 134
Mixed 81.1
SusWrite 170
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$20
163GB free
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 101 105 104 103 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 111
Write 109
Mixed 63.4
SusWrite 104
71% 96.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
50.5% Above average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.8
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.2
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 78: 10R 6G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
78% 31% 83 140 118 60 7.2" 1600 900 SAM0601 SyncMaster
History: Score 69: 8R 8G 5B | Score 78: 10R 6G 10B
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Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87M-PLUS - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $662
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