Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive165% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131003
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 19:25
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i7-4770K-$450
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
77.6% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 376
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 606
MC Mixed 595
88% 588 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
68% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 183
Parallax 208
65% 201 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 200
Splatting 132
70% 162 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
810GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Read 976
Write 956
Mixed 984
217% 972 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 40.4
166% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 444
DQ Mixed 29.6
123% 269 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 165%
Great: 301%
SDXC Card 64GB
27GB free, PID null
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 89
Write 65.6
Mixed 75.6
95% 76.8 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 4.11
4K Mixed 2.53
272% 6.37 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 29%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1400 MHz clocked @ 1800 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
64.1% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 20.5
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 17.7
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z87 Builds (Compare 1,670 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,081
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