Asus H97M-E

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 82.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics42.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.7% 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
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus H97M-E  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150515
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:39
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$474
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 393
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 583
MC Float 642
MC Mixed 615
92% 613 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
42.3% Average
Lighting 145
Reflection 106
Parallax 116
42% 122 fps
MRender 83.3
Gravity 128
Splatting 84.3
43% 98.5 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 44%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$40
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900211 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 258
Write 424
Mixed 463
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 6.05
52% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 5.43
65% 147 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 20.5
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 57.7
69% 57.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M-E Builds (Compare 3,064 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus H97M-E - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $563
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