Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 85.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.5% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 11:43
Run Duration283 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
85.3% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 126
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 405
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 632
MC Float 669
MC Mixed 661
98% 654 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1010 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
65.6% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 157
Parallax 248
67% 202 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 162
Splatting 175
64% 154 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$114
213GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 490
Mixed 505
113% 504 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 22.4
130% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 24.6
78% 170 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 123%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$78
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 182
Mixed 170
137% 182 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.19
107% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
930GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 177
Mixed 142
126% 169 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.33
111% 1 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Seagate ST3640323AS 640GB-$63
290GB free
Firmware: SD35 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 95.1
Write 93.3
Mixed 88
69% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.38
101% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 63%
30GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
6.44% Terrible
Read 23.8
Write 6.86
Mixed 7.49
13% 12.7 MB/s
4K Read 6.28
4K Write 0.006
4K Mixed 0.008
24% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.44%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
58.7% Above average
MC Read 22
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 17.3
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 16.5
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 Builds (Compare 841 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,111
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