Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics42.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.7% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 8 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150302
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 23 '15 at 14:33
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-4790-$275
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
74% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 109
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 349
82% 360 Pts
MC Int 547
MC Float 608
MC Mixed 589
87% 582 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$215
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.5900
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
42.4% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 120
Parallax 128
41% 130 fps
MRender 85.9
Gravity 123
Splatting 83.7
44% 97.5 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LS 240GB-$106
139GB 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 (96th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 522
Write 306
Mixed 399
90% 409 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 11.2
126% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 12.2
48% 107 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
753GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 181
Mixed 179
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.26
98% 1 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 107%
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Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $784
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