Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 96.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive97.1% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140611
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:32
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 503
QC Mixed 505
115% 506 Pts
MC Int 506
MC Float 512
MC Mixed 512
76% 510 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$500
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 302
Reflection 227
Parallax 446
110% 325 fps
MRender 177
Gravity 288
Splatting 277
104% 247 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 107%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$115
25GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 340
Mixed 341
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 25.3
148% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 21.7
92% 209 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
1TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 153
Mixed 150
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.15
60% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
61.3% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19.2
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 19.8
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 61.3%
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 Z97 MARK 1 Builds (Compare 777 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 - $272

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,157
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