Asus Z97I-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics42.7% 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 Drive83.2% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97I-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140711
Uptime15.1 Days
Run DateNov 30 '17 at 01:49
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
88.4% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 129
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 449
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 444
MC Mixed 441
66% 441 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Nvidia(10DE 1033) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
42.7% Average
Lighting 118
Reflection 93
Parallax 157
41% 123 fps
MRender 110
Gravity 116
Splatting 80.1
44% 102 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 730 Series 240GB-$301
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 509
Write 280
Mixed 357
84% 382 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 21.6
145% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 37
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 21
34% 62.2 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 95%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
128GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 349
Mixed 355
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 26.5
143% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 23.4
65% 134 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
819GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 165
Mixed 160
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 1.33
4K Write 2.64
4K Mixed 0.38
146% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
64.5% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 20.2
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.6
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97I-PLUS Builds (Compare 802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97I-PLUS - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $880
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