Asus SABERTOOTH X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics29.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH X79  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130418
Uptime18.4 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 07:30
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i7-3820-$400
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
65.6% Good
SC Int 96.2
SC Float 99.1
SC Mixed 96.7
78% 97.3 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 307
QC Mixed 313
72% 318 Pts
MC Int 475
MC Float 490
MC Mixed 492
73% 486 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
Gigabyte(1458 2553) 2GB
CLim: 975 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
29.5% Poor
Lighting 87.6
Reflection 81.1
Parallax 112
30% 93.7 fps
MRender 57.3
Gravity 70.2
Splatting 85.5
29% 71 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 500GB
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 292 294 279 292 298 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 442
Write 299
Mixed 249
SusWrite 290
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 11.1
4K Mixed 12.8
38% 11.4 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 226
180% 247 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 123%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$110
75GB free
Firmware: 1D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 95 96 93 98 97 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 101
Write 86.9
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 95.5
65% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 84%
Samsung Spinpoint F2 1TB-$60
1TB free
Firmware: 1118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 94 93 92 96 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
51.9% Above average
Read 87.2
Write 86.5
Mixed 48.2
SusWrite 93.5
58% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 58%
General UDisk 4GB
3GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.1 4.9 4.8 4.5 4.8 4.6 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
4.75% Terrible
Read 13.5
Write 4.5
Mixed 2.5
SusWrite 4.6
7% 6.28 MB/s
4K Read 7.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
28% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.75%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 34.2
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 12.8
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 99%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH X79 Builds (Compare 3,371 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $352

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,539
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