Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 78.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics107% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Run History
1 month ago, 8 days ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:10
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$445
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
78.3% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 108
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 389
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 581
MC Mixed 571
84% 563 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 338
Reflection 311
Parallax 382
110% 344 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 313
Splatting 213
106% 244 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 145
Write 132
Mixed 123
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.26
94% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 84%
Seagate ST3500630AS 500GB-$37
415GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
41.1% Average
Read 72.4
Write 70.8
Mixed 67.3
53% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.35
84% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 43%
Seagate Momentus XT SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$40
200GB free
Firmware: SD26 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 94.1
Write 82.6
Mixed 84.7
66% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 0.85
4K Mixed 0.25
60% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 59%
WDC WD30 EFRX-68EUZN0 3TB
158GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
36.9% Below average
Read 89.7
Write 78.2
Mixed 70.4
99% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.25
86% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8GX KHX1600C10D3/8GX 1315 BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 1315 BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 32GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.6% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 15
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 51%
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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 1,268 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: 69% - Good Total price: $1,107
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