Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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 80.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics48.2% 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 Drive83.4% 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.
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
11 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 13 '18 at 17:00
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU0%

 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
80.7% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 414
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 435
65% 434 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
MSI(1462 2825) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
48.2% Average
Lighting 131
Reflection 104
Parallax 169
45% 135 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 148
Splatting 84.5
51% 116 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$199
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 507
Write 347
Mixed 351
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 24.8
133% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 43.7
DQ Write 76.4
DQ Mixed 20.9
27% 47 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 185
Mixed 171
137% 183 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.33
92% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 108%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 19.6
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 20.7
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63%
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 Z97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,486 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $782
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HDDRAMUSB
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