Asus H97M-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 76.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.2% 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 Drive102% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus H97M-E  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140711
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 14:35
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$180
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
76.8% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 403
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 400
MC Mixed 401
60% 403 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
PwrHis(1787 5000) 3GB
CLim: 960 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
41.2% Average
Lighting 130
Reflection 80.7
Parallax 171
45% 127 fps
MRender 61.4
Gravity 119
Splatting 87.2
38% 89.2 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$89
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 136 135 82 69 69 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 448
Mixed 383
SusWrite 138
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 52.3
191% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 351
267% 360 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
420GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 153 151 153 152 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 175
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 152
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 114%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$32
73GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 110 110 117 120 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 140
Write 140
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 114
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
59.3% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18
58% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 18.4
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 62%
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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 3,042 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: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $572
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