Asus Z97I-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 83.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
4 years ago, 4 years ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97I-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateMar 19 '16 at 02:16
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
1-Core 126
2-Core 256
89% 191 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 661
72% 557 Pts
64-Core 659
44% 659 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
EVGA(3842 2982) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6451
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
68.8% Good
Lighting 266
Reflection 244
Parallax 268
70% 260 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 247
Splatting 171
69% 204 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M550 SATA M.2 512GB-$228
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 481
Mixed 485
111% 495 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 34.4
158% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 54.5
115% 234 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 103
Write 100
Mixed 108
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.28
103% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 85%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 3TB
1TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
60% Above average
Read 102
Write 107
Mixed 92.9
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.29
98% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 60%
Great: 107%
Lexar JumpDrive S73 USB 3.0 32GB-$19
27GB free, PID a205
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
14.2% Very poor
Read 43.7
Write 35.3
Mixed 36.7
48% 38.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 0.02
4K Mixed 0.23
9% 0.17 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 14.2%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 27.3
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 26.1
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 47.2
85% 47.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97I-PLUS - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,048
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