Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive56.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH 990FX  (all builds)
Memory19.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120312
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:15
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Phenom II X6 1045T-$165
AM3r2, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
43.3% Average
SC Int 75.7
SC Float 46.3
SC Mixed 57.5
48% 59.8 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 181
QC Mixed 222
54% 237 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 240
MC Mixed 288
47% 309 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 48%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB-$140
375GB free
Firmware: X411 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 361
Write 316
Mixed 282
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 36.1
4K Mixed 12.2
75% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 26.5
DQ Write 38
DQ Mixed 23.4
20% 29.3 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 83%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$90
2TB free
Firmware: 0010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 96.9
Write 110
Mixed 79.7
72% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.26
80% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$65
1TB free
Firmware: CC4H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 169
Mixed 121
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.35
93% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$138
1TB free
Firmware: CC3C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 153
Write 168
Mixed 157
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.2
84% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 32GB
1066, 1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
31% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 11.4
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 7
17% 5.9 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH 990FX Builds (Compare 1,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $766
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