Asus Z97M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% 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 Drive122% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsus Z97M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateMay 03 '17 at 07:42
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 422
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 664
MC Mixed 648
97% 646 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.89
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 344
Reflection 304
Parallax 320
104% 323 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 304
Splatting 234
107% 248 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$369
639GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 488
Mixed 500
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 49.2
184% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 179
182% 294 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 122%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
579GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 143
Write 137
Mixed 130
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.31
134% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 19.7
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 60.5%
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 Z97M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,095 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97M-PLUS - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,054
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HDDRAMUSB
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