Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 84.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.3% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). 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 Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory18.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime22.2 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 05:22
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
84.3% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 119
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 413
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 593
MC Float 628
MC Mixed 619
92% 613 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
EVGA(3842 2980) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 240
Reflection 206
Parallax 227
73% 224 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 212
Splatting 145
75% 173 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$249
263GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 492
Write 342
Mixed 353
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 23.5
115% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 17
78% 180 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 98%
WD Re 4TB (2012)-$120
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 153
Write 117
Mixed 125
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.35
106% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
55.3% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 16.1
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 17.6
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55.3%
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 2 Builds (Compare 804 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 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,134
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