Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
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 74.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130517
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 00:23
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 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 i7-4770K-$459
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
74.2% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 107
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 359
80% 355 Pts
MC Int 525
MC Float 559
MC Mixed 551
82% 545 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 454
Reflection 407
Parallax 472
142% 445 fps
Gravity 436
Splatting 261
156% 348 fps
Poor: 67% Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 481
Write 464
Mixed 368
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 54.3
193% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 124%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$289
238GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 455 467 473 460 457 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 464
Mixed 333
SusWrite 461
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 44.9
164% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 173
180% 295 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 114%
Great: 117%
WD Black 4TB (2012)-$262
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01L01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 146 147 148 148 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 160
Write 143
Mixed 104
SusWrite 146
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 88%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
50.6% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z87 Builds (Compare 2,553 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 55%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,142
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $196SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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