Asus Z87M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics19.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive77.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
MotherboardAsus Z87M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 10:44
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User TWN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-4770K-$420
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 115
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 389
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 551
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 576
86% 571 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-$120
Asus(1043 84AD) 1GB
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
19.8% Very poor
Lighting 60.3
Reflection 42.2
Parallax 54.6
18% 52.4 fps
MRender 49.3
Gravity 58.2
Splatting 38.6
21% 48.7 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 19.8%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 512GB-$175
158GB free
Firmware: N1114H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 495
Write 417
Mixed 455
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 32.6
119% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 20
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 70.4
80% 127 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 89%
Great: 109%
SanDisk Extreme II 240GB-$149
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 442
Write 278
Mixed 345
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 14.8
102% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 8.95
85% 202 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 106%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
530GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
53.5% Above average
Read 93.9
Write 92.3
Mixed 92.8
70% 93 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.4
113% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
59% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 16.3
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 20.9
56% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 59%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87M-PLUS Builds (Compare 906 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z87M-PLUS - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $780
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