Asus SABERTOOTH Z77

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics84% 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 Drive70.1% 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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z77  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121219
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 19 '21 at 23:46
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2600K-$129
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
74% Very good
Memory 92.9
1-Core 92.5
2-Core 156
71% 114 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 462
49% 380 Pts
64-Core 469
31% 469 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
84% Excellent
Lighting 106
Reflection 122
Parallax 106
85% 111 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 102
Splatting 96.2
82% 100 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 220 212 212 219 224 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 335
Write 316
Mixed 267
SusWrite 218
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 29.1
109% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 189
151% 213 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
506GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 132 134 134 134 135 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 164
Mixed 102
SusWrite 134
107% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
54.7% Above average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 17.4
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 17.2
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 80%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z77 Builds (Compare 5,037 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $897
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