Asus Z87-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '20 at 20:54
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$200
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
81% Excellent
Memory 91.6
1-Core 108
2-Core 214
81% 138 Pts
4-Core 406
8-Core 416
56% 410 Pts
64-Core 410
28% 410 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 446.14
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
73.6% Very good
Lighting 292
Reflection 285
Parallax 331
77% 302 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 268
Splatting 219
74% 227 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7TE256HMHP-000L7 256GB
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT09L6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 255 256 256 257 256 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 448
Write 260
Mixed 192
SusWrite 253
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 31.5
141% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 81.2
122% 233 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 190 189 192 189 191 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 145
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 189
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GU6BFR8C-PB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 18.6
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 20.1
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 61%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-PLUS Builds (Compare 828 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PLUS - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $857
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