Asus H97M-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.26% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive111% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus H97M-E  (all builds)
Memory0.7 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150515
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '20 at 10:31
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$165
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
75.9% Very good
Memory 89.1
1-Core 95.6
2-Core 188
74% 124 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 364
50% 363 Pts
64-Core 363
24% 363 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim32.dll Ver. 10.18.14.4264
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
2.26% Terrible
Lighting 11.1
Reflection 16.5
Parallax 20.4
3% 16 fps
MRender 10.5
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 17.2
2% 11.5 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.26%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$78
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 131 124 107 105 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 437
Mixed 382
SusWrite 150
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 63.9
215% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 352
267% 359 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 111%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
623GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 183 172 180 187 184 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 176
Mixed 95.8
SusWrite 182
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
250% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
27% Poor
MC Read 8.7
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 7.5
24% 8.27 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 8.1
24% 8.3 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 27%
Great: 34%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M-E Builds (Compare 2,013 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H97M-E - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $588
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $199Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $49
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $548SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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