Asus Z97I-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.24% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive17.2% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus Z97I-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '21 at 21:30
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4440-$309
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Memory 93.2
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 175
73% 119 Pts
4-Core 351
8-Core 359
48% 355 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.14.4264
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
3.24% Terrible
Lighting 4.8
Reflection 2.5
Parallax 6.4
4% 4.57 fps
MRender 7.3
Gravity 2.3
Splatting 4.6
2% 4.73 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.24%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$90
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 39 36 36 30 24 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
17.2% Very poor
Read 196
Write 36.4
Mixed 91.6
SusWrite 34.4
20% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 3
26% 6.2 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 17.2%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$40
5GB free
Firmware: 06.0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 116
Write 108
Mixed 63.2
71% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 27% Great: 69%
WD Blue 2.5" 640GB (2009)-$62
3GB free
Firmware: 01.0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 53.7
Write 55.3
Mixed 31
35% 46.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 11% Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
56.7% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 18.2
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.2
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97I-PLUS Builds (Compare 867 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
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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: 52% - Above average Total price: $978
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