Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 96.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive111% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 Z170 MARK 1  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime1 Days
Run DateNov 26 '17 at 18:20
Run Duration228 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i7-6700K-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 145
116% 144 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 453
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 801
MC Mixed 760
113% 754 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1593 MHz, MLim: 1852 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (99 fps cap detected)
37% Below average
Lighting 99.6
Reflection 99.3
Parallax 99.2
31% 99.4 fps
MRender 99.7
Gravity 99.1
Splatting 99.5
42% 99.4 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 37%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
55GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 404
Mixed 411
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 43
172% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 114
138% 242 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 111%
Great: 114%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
26GB free
Firmware: Z32070RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 518
Write 358
Mixed 361
91% 412 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 6.05
80% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 6.11
58% 133 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 83%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$56
207GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 85
Write 77.3
Mixed 86
62% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.32
85% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 75%
Hitachi HDT725050VLA380 500GB
191GB free
Firmware: V56OA73A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Read 66.7
Write 58.1
Mixed 62.6
47% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.31
79% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 40%
WD Blue 2.5" 750GB-$46
176GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 93.1
Write 87.4
Mixed 89.7
68% 90.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.19
69% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 60%
SAMSUNG HD103SI 1TB
213GB free, PID 022a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
34% Below average
Read 78.2
Write 83.7
Mixed 68.6
99% 76.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.32
60% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 34%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3297 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 42
MC Mixed 34.3
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 44.6
SC Mixed 32.5
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1 Builds (Compare 1,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,020
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