Asus Z97I-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 90%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics107% 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 Drive85.8% 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 27 '21 at 19:32
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90% Excellent
Memory 93.5
1-Core 131
2-Core 261
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 518
69% 507 Pts
64-Core 507
34% 507 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
107% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 142
Parallax 147
107% 141 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 136
Splatting 120
108% 125 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 107%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 120GB-$300
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 166 160 175 168 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 370
Write 206
Mixed 242
SusWrite 166
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 44.6
168% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 97.7
104% 172 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 86%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$66
120GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 568 612 359 305 304 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Read 743
Write 618
Mixed 521
SusWrite 418
129% 575 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 54.2
214% 78.3 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 642
DQ Mixed 702
528% 708 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 152%
Great: 234%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 121 118 129 130 129 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
55.7% Above average
Read 71.8
Write 117
Mixed 65.4
SusWrite 121
69% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.7
214% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 0215 CMV8GX3M1A1600C11 16GB
1632, 1632 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 20.2
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 20.2
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97I-PLUS - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $998
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