Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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.
Graphics41.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive97.4% 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
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:22
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 406
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 628
MC Float 667
MC Mixed 647
97% 647 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
41.7% Average
Lighting 139
Reflection 83.1
Parallax 125
42% 116 fps
MRender 79.9
Gravity 125
Splatting 83.4
42% 96.2 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$110
171GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 484
Mixed 508
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 28.3
132% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 31.1
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 21.9
63% 125 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 124%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$72
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 174
Mixed 163
128% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.26
92% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 110%
Seagate ST3640323AS 640GB-$63
572GB free
Firmware: SD35 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
42.1% Average
Read 88.5
Write 58
Mixed 83.1
58% 76.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.41
92% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 63%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
461GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 160
Mixed 117
110% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.29
104% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 108%
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 (92nd percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 22
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 17.1
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 18.1
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,108
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