Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics128% 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.
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/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151111
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 10 '19 at 03:37
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
64.5% Good
1-Core 105
2-Core 198
72% 152 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 476
56% 427 Pts
64-Core 523
35% 523 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 503
Reflection 479
Parallax 623
135% 535 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 529
Splatting 277
120% 350 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 128%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC240G1SA754D117-820 240GB
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0530A
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 453
Write 291
Mixed 272
75% 339 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 34.5
123% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 80.1
DQ Mixed 187
136% 183 MB/s
Poor: 57% Great: 97%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$102
51GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 437
Write 431
Mixed 369
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 54.7
182% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 78% Great: 134%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$82
960GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 120
Write 118
Mixed 89.5
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 47% Great: 97%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 3,767
Write 61.5
Mixed 101
940% 1,310 MB/s
4K Read 578
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 2.8
24,443% 194 MB/s
Poor: 40% Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
35.2% Below average
MC Read 11.7
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 11.2
34% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 89.7
45% 89.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 540 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $849
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