Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics114% 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 Drive103% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1  (all builds)
Memory26.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 27 '21 at 15:31
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 2080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Memory 94.1
1-Core 123
2-Core 236
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 418
8-Core 634
67% 526 Pts
64-Core 646
43% 646 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$790
Gigabyte(1458 37C1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
116% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 140
Splatting 120
113% 134 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 114%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$215
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 389 384 386 386 315 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 449
Write 393
Mixed 300
SusWrite 370
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 39.5
157% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 315
241% 326 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 480GB-$300
64GB free
Firmware: OC34L5TA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 341 341 348 280 343 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 345
Write 349
Mixed 298
SusWrite 329
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 35.1
139% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 96.9
122% 216 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 181%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$82
100GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 421 409 423 385 389 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 448
Mixed 400
SusWrite 400
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 50.8
177% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 301
241% 338 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 115%
Great: 125%
SanDisk Ultra 124GB
23GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 9.1 23 16 22 26 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
32.1% Below average
Read 135
Write 71.8
Mixed 79.4
SusWrite 27.6
94% 78.5 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 2.2
150% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 2133 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.3% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 22.9
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 23
62% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 124%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 - $272

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,080
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