Asus SABERTOOTH X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive42.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH X79  (all builds)
Memory29.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140506
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:45
Run Duration61 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
71.1% Very good
SC Int 82.5
SC Float 85
SC Mixed 89.8
69% 85.8 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 369
QC Mixed 348
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 659
MC Float 695
MC Mixed 698
102% 684 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 93%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
438GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 374
Write 136
Mixed 190
51% 233 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 22.4
4K Mixed 11.7
56% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 23
DQ Write 95
DQ Mixed 10.8
22% 43 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
MC Read 41.1
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 36.4
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 12.1
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 101%
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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 2,812 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $352

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,459
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $158
HDDRAMUSB
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