Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 90.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% 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 Drive102% 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.
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 8 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 08 '16 at 23:33
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 428
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 660
MC Float 725
MC Mixed 714
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Gigabyte(1458 36DD) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 21.21.13.7270
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 369
Reflection 320
Parallax 388
116% 359 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 319
Splatting 218
108% 250 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
37GB free
Firmware: SAFC Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 502
Mixed 512
114% 512 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 13.9
123% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 15.9
106% 245 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
885GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 171
Mixed 162
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 3.04
4K Mixed 0.37
153% 1.58 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 25.7
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 26.5
70% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 44.7
89% 44.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 90%
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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 921 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 - $272

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,229
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