Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 66.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive52.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (83%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 08:50
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 83%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i7-4770-$300
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
66.1% Good
SC Int 106
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 297
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 559
MC Mixed 540
80% 535 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
EVGA(3842 2883) 3GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 166
Parallax 262
68% 207 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 209
Splatting 110
70% 160 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
26GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 477
Write 24.1
Mixed 48.7
38% 183 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 31.8
4K Mixed 11.5
82% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 31.9
DQ Mixed 15.1
57% 137 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
679GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 177
Mixed 167
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.37
113% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
56.4% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 16.4
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 17.2
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 62%
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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 1,400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,047
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