Asus Z87M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 83.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics21.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive114% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z87M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140306
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 30 '15 at 09:33
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-4770K-$430
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 425
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 620
MC Mixed 589
87% 581 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Gigabyte(1458 362D) 2GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver.
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
21.9% Poor
Lighting 69.5
Reflection 45.1
Parallax 65.6
21% 60.1 fps
MRender 53.8
Gravity 62.5
Splatting 39.4
23% 51.9 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M550 512GB-$278
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 474
Mixed 470
109% 488 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 34.5
170% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 62.4
113% 222 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 114%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
759GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 163
Mixed 149
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.35
141% 1.46 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 106%
Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 32GB-$8
29GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
8.09% Terrible
Read 33
Write 8.36
Mixed 10.7
18% 17.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.01
4K Write 0.17
4K Mixed 0.53
39% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 8.09%
Great: 32%
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Gaming 87%
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Desktop 73%
Workstation 51%

Motherboard: Asus Z87M-PLUS - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,145
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