Asus SABERTOOTH X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
10 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH X79  (all builds)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140725
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateNov 24 '17 at 23:49
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i7-3820-$400
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
90% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 451
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 609
MC Float 614
MC Mixed 629
93% 617 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 90%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
65.3% Good
Lighting 199
Reflection 182
Parallax 200
62% 194 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 188
Splatting 128
68% 157 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$134
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 67% Great: 126%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
2TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 177
Mixed 156
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 4.19
4K Mixed 0.64
174% 1.81 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
WD Red Pro 4TB (2014)-$229
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 140
Mixed 149
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.79
4K Mixed 0.22
106% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 107%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
844GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 33% Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMZ24GX3M6A1600C9 CMZ24GX3M6A1600C9 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 CMZ24GX3M6A1600C9 CMZ24GX3M6A1600C9 Transcend JM1333KLN-4G CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 CMZ24GX3M6A1600C9 32GB
1066, 1066, 1066, 1066, 1066, 1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096, 4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
85.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 30.5
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 15.4
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical SABERTOOTH X79 Builds (Compare 3,584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $352

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,524
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