Asus Z87-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics35.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive47.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 Z87-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 08 '17 at 22:50
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 Xeon E3-1231 v3-$330
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
76.2% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 107
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 376
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 555
MC Mixed 550
81% 542 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
PNY(196E 0984) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
35.5% Below average
Lighting 92.3
Reflection 73.3
Parallax 115
31% 93.5 fps
MRender 83.3
Gravity 112
Splatting 72.1
39% 89.1 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 40%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$89
27GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 416
Write 150
Mixed 172
54% 246 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 50
4K Mixed 12.5
69% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 18.1
DQ Write 52.4
DQ Mixed 12.9
16% 27.8 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C9D3/4GX 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
42.9% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 12.1
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 13.8
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-PLUS Builds (Compare 913 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PLUS - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,259
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