Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 78.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics130% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive100% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory25 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 08 '19 at 01:48
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
78.7% Very good
1-Core 129
2-Core 230
86% 179 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 632
66% 520 Pts
64-Core 627
42% 627 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Asus(1043 85E5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 508
Reflection 476
Parallax 540
134% 508 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 503
Splatting 284
131% 346 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 130%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 298 302 301 301 301 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 315
Mixed 304
SusWrite 301
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 38.7
155% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 242
209% 310 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 100%
Great: 129%
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$45
195GB free
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 587 582 606 460 333 331 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Read 685
Write 601
Mixed 617
SusWrite 483
134% 597 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 63.7
214% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 626
DQ Write 652
DQ Mixed 650
486% 642 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 152%
Great: 202%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$56
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 186 190 188 187 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 157
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 187
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
76.5% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 24
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 25.3
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 77%
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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 2,642 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,178
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