Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 92.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 05 '17 at 17:15
Run Duration252 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 467
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 627
MC Float 661
MC Mixed 657
97% 648 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
MaxC: 1455 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
62.6% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 179
Parallax 195
58% 188 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 181
Splatting 125
77% 154 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$94
72GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 409
Mixed 411
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 43.8
177% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 111
139% 249 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$60
341GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 88.1
Write 68.7
Mixed 78.2
59% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.26
83% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 56%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2011)-$58
129GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 87.3
Write 90.6
Mixed 81.3
65% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.2
90% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 71%
Seagate ST380815AS 80GB-$16
17GB free
Firmware: 4.ADA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
34.8% Below average
Read 63.5
Write 57.4
Mixed 54.8
44% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.3
80% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 42%
Samsung HD253GJ 250GB
0GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
18.7% Very poor
Read 42
Write 22.9
Mixed 54.8
31% 39.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 76%
Seagate ST380815AS 80GB-$16
0GB free
Firmware: 4.ADA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
34% Below average
Read 41.9
Write 76.4
Mixed 73.9
49% 64.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.17
55% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 34%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 17
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 20.1
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 - $272

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,107
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