Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.4% 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.
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140509
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 17:36
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 Core i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 122
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 482
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 458
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 466
68% 456 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
71.9% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 200
Parallax 213
69% 214 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 210
Splatting 159
74% 172 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$173
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 492
Write 275
Mixed 279
77% 348 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 30.4
138% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 66.1
101% 196 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 170
Write 143
Mixed 145
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.22
71% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 116%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
531GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 119
Write 122
Mixed 131
94% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.27
92% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
61.5% Good
MC Read 21
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.4
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,342 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $712
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