Asus SABERTOOTH X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 X79  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120803
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:39
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 122
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 488
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 912
MC Float 913
MC Mixed 932
138% 919 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1680 MHz, MLim: 1867 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Lighting 211
Reflection 204
Parallax 240
68% 218 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 199
Splatting 143
73% 171 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 518
Write 173
Mixed 270
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 10.8
105% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 30.1
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 13.3
26% 49.9 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5273DH0-CH9 M378B5273DH0-CH9 Adata HY64C1C1624ZY 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
74.4% Very good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 26.3
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 15
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 74%
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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 3,205 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $352

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,553
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HDDRAMUSB
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