Asus Z97I-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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.
Graphics55% 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 Drive92.6% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z97I-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 05 '16 at 20:58
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$270
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 447
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 457
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 450
MC Float 470
MC Mixed 456
69% 459 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 4GB
Asus(1043 84CA) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6472
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
55% Above average
Lighting 166
Reflection 121
Parallax 205
56% 164 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 134
Splatting 110
54% 128 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 55%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$408
845GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 339
Mixed 356
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 26.9
130% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 103
132% 239 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 97%
Transcend SSD370 1TB-$571
840GB free
Firmware: 20140516 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 384
Mixed 432
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 35.7
142% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 49
101% 205 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608ET3LX0. 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
65.3% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20.9
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 21
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 75%
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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 528 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97I-PLUS - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,030
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