Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive68.3% 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150202
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateJul 16 '17 at 20:44
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 above expectations (81st percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 122
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 480
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 619
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 654
96% 645 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 309
Parallax 323
99% 322 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 306
Splatting 241
108% 250 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$165
160GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 413
Mixed 416
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 51.2
196% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 130
151% 262 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 121%
Great: 117%
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$219
104GB free
Firmware: X211 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 370
Write 303
Mixed 239
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 17.5
97% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 47.6
62% 114 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 109%
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$354
73GB free
Firmware: DXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
43.5% Average
Read 287
Write 118
Mixed 144
40% 183 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 13.9
70% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 93.7
DQ Write 89.3
DQ Mixed 11.3
30% 64.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
51.1% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 17.4
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 71%
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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 1/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 253 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $874
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