Asus Z97I-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 60%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 53%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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.
Graphics58.8% 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 Drive120% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z97I-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory14.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '16 at 20:41
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$245
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 469
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 462
MC Float 471
MC Mixed 474
70% 469 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 4GB
Asus(1043 84CA) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver.
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Lighting 167
Reflection 129
Parallax 204
55% 167 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 134
Splatting 110
70% 129 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370 1TB-$320
758GB free
Firmware: 20140516 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 383
Mixed 438
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 35
138% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 59.8
106% 209 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 99%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
455GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 730
Write 629
Mixed 699
153% 686 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 26
165% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 41.5
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 212
129% 134 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 120%
Great: 278%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$149
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 27.3
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 24.3
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 89%
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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 529 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Asus Z97I-PLUS - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $940
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