Asus H97M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics19.7% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus H97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140509
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 13:04
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 i5-4590-$242
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
76.3% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 393
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 410
MC Float 411
MC Mixed 391
61% 404 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 78%
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)
19.7% Very poor
Lighting 58.8
Reflection 40.6
Parallax 55.2
18% 51.5 fps
MRender 49.3
Gravity 58.3
Splatting 38.6
21% 48.7 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 22%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$30
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 107
Write 111
Mixed 106
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.39
86% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5584-005.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
57.5% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.7
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16.1
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,159 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-PLUS - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $603
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