Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
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 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 75%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (87%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 12:56
Run Duration198 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 87%

 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 i7-4770K-$450
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
75% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 301
QC Mixed 361
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 574
MC Mixed 524
82% 544 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.54
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
62.4% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 170
Parallax 192
58% 183 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 177
Splatting 128
65% 152 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
51GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 405
Mixed 169
79% 358 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 41.8
154% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 96
109% 189 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Toshiba THNSNH128GCST 128GB
37GB free
Firmware: HTGAN102 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 416
Mixed 357
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 40.7
139% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 94.2
96% 161 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 101%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$118
30GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
271% Outstanding
Read 2,488
Write 1,241
Mixed 1,350
372% 1,693 MB/s
4K Read 65.5
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 44.8
241% 90.1 MB/s
DQ Read 890
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 261
271% 463 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 271%
Great: 263%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$94
82GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 85.6
Write 82.5
Mixed 82.1
63% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.23
81% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 88%
Seagate Constellation CS 2TB
40GB free
Firmware: CN01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 164
Write 110
Mixed 75.2
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 0.44
4K Mixed 0.26
63% 0.44 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.8% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.3
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 15.6
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 63%
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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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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,108
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