Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 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 86.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160627
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateNov 24 '20 at 20:45
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 59%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Memory 90.8
1-Core 117
2-Core 258
88% 155 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 666
71% 555 Pts
64-Core 650
44% 650 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
82.6% Excellent
Lighting 106
Reflection 107
Parallax 100
85% 104 fps
MRender 92.4
Gravity 99.4
Splatting 96.9
79% 96.2 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 120GB-$70
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 131 130 98 100 92 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 353
Write 178
Mixed 190
SusWrite 118
46% 210 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 27.6
113% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 169
140% 202 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
807GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 133 132 132 135 130 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 116
Write 98.7
Mixed 69.9
SusWrite 130
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 114%
SanDisk Cruzer Edge 4GB
0GB free, PID 556b
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 18.7
Write 11.7
Mixed 11.4
16% 13.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
60% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 5% Great: 12%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 500GB
339GB free, PID a00b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 56 54 55 55 53 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
25.9% Poor
Read 63.8
Write 63.2
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 55
68% 51.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
69% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 44%
USB Flash Memory 16GB
14GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.7 5.6 5.7 4.8 5.5 5 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
4.42% Terrible
Read 16.2
Write 6
Mixed 10
SusWrite 5.7
11% 9.48 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
13% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.42%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSC.8FBD 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
78.7% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 24.8
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.6
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z170 S Builds (Compare 1,149 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,045
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HDDRAMUSB
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