Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 85.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics80% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151211
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 19:54
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 i7-6700K-$342
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 404
87% 386 Pts
MC Int 595
MC Float 668
MC Mixed 643
95% 635 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Zotac(19DA 1394) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1447 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
80% Excellent
Lighting 230
Reflection 249
Parallax 257
74% 245 fps
MRender 177
Gravity 231
Splatting 185
84% 198 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,709
Write 7,521
Mixed 7,186
1,669% 7,472 MB/s
4K Read 664
4K Write 326
4K Mixed 427
1,726% 472 MB/s
DQ Read 1,605
DQ Write 1094
DQ Mixed 1,184
929% 1,295 MB/s
Poor: 72% Great: 123%
Samsung PM871 2.5 7mm 256GB
9GB free
Firmware: EMT02D0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 485
Write 297
Mixed 256
76% 346 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 44
171% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 246
205% 298 MB/s
Poor: 51% Great: 95%
Micron 1100 SATA 256GB
52GB free
Firmware: M0DL002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 129 124 131 66 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 338
Write 208
Mixed 158
SusWrite 103
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 17.7
100% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 129
98% 131 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$190
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 36.7
MC Mixed 30.4
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 29
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z170 S Builds (Compare 1,934 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,145
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $155SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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