Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive41% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 07:20
Run Duration507 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 502
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 500
MC Mixed 497
75% 498 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
PNY(196E 11A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2077 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 340
Reflection 322
Parallax 329
104% 331 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 318
Splatting 252
112% 262 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB
188GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41% Average
Read 280
Write 177
Mixed 143
44% 200 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 3.6
47% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 3.41
38% 90.6 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 41%
Great: 57%
Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB-$90
160GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
48% Average
Read 79.6
Write 87.7
Mixed 93.7
66% 87 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.29
82% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48%
Great: 59%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 250GB-$19
69GB free
Firmware: CC35 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 88.9
Write 70.7
Mixed 92.3
64% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.34
96% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 66%
General UDisk 67GB
59GB free, PID 1234
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
3.83% Terrible
Read 13.9
Write 2.27
Mixed 3.66
6% 6.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.53
4K Write 0.006
4K Mixed 0.005
21% 1.85 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.83%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
65% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 20.4
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 18.1
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 56.7
70% 56.7 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 65%
Great: 64%
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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 1,440 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: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,058
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