Asus SABERTOOTH X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 71.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH X79  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140725
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 05:18
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-3930K-$600
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
71.9% Very good
SC Int 91.8
SC Float 95
SC Mixed 93.3
75% 93.4 Pts
QC Int 319
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 352
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 647
MC Float 660
MC Mixed 665
98% 658 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Lighting 160
Reflection 92.6
Parallax 229
57% 160 fps
MRender 70.6
Gravity 156
Splatting 102
48% 109 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M5S 128GB-$75
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 490
Write 208
Mixed 287
72% 328 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 29.3
105% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 69
86% 152 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 85%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
2TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 179
Mixed 140
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.84
222% 2.29 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 136
Write 148
Mixed 128
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 0.99
4K Mixed 0.22
63% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C8 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 35.4
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 12.9
SC Mixed 12.5
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 100%
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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
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $352

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,523
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