Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 89.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics19% 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 Drive104% 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
17 months ago, 16 months ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150225
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateJul 17 '16 at 22:04
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
89.2% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 445
QC Mixed 445
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 598
MC Float 664
MC Mixed 648
95% 636 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-$120
Gigabyte(1458 362E) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.5382
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
19% Very poor
Lighting 60.1
Reflection 42
Parallax 52.9
18% 51.7 fps
MRender 49.2
Gravity 51.4
Splatting 38.7
20% 46.4 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 19%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370 512GB-$194
313GB free
Firmware: N1114H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 424
Mixed 454
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 38.6
151% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 70
110% 208 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
716GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 166
Mixed 152
125% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.31
101% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
60.4% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 19
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 Builds (Compare 815 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 - $272

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,131
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