Asus Z87-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 82.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics92.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive203% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z87-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateDec 01 '17 at 08:22
Run Duration338 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 124
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 392
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 588
MC Float 632
MC Mixed 612
91% 610 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4624
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
6.1% Terrible
Lighting 13
Reflection 18.9
Parallax 23.9
5% 18.6 fps
MRender 23.6
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 20
7% 17.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.1%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Lighting 300
Reflection 268
Parallax 296
92% 288 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 269
Splatting 192
93% 214 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
203% Outstanding
Read 995
Write 975
Mixed 955
218% 975 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 248
4K Mixed 63.8
284% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 413
DQ Write 419
DQ Mixed 210
215% 348 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 203%
Great: 366%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 107GB
8GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 425
Write 339
Mixed 221
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 3.36
4K Write 8.71
4K Mixed 1.48
12% 4.52 MB/s
DQ Read 4.68
DQ Write 7.57
DQ Mixed 2.07
3% 4.77 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 158%
WD My Book 1TB
132GB free, PID null
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
21.4% Poor
Read 38
Write 39.1
Mixed 37.6
50% 38.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.34
93% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 21.4%
Great: 22%
WD 10EADS External 1TB
42GB free, PID 1003
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
7.97% Terrible
Read 35.9
Write 5.25
Mixed 8.47
15% 16.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.48
4K Mixed 0.25
27% 0.44 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 7.97%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2133 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
77.3% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 24.3
76% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 25.1
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 47.2
85% 47.2 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 98%
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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 1,458 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-PLUS - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $902
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