Asus H97-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics61.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus H97-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150520
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 19:46
Run Duration100 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3-$248
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
68.1% Good
SC Int 99.8
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 103
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 323
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 524
MC Mixed 486
76% 506 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
61.6% Good
Lighting 183
Reflection 169
Parallax 192
58% 181 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 177
Splatting 124
65% 150 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 429
Mixed 459
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 38
134% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 72.4
110% 206 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
53.3% Above average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 16.3
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 16.5
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 76.2
52% 76.2 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97-PLUS Builds (Compare 2,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus H97-PLUS - $1,183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,637
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