Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 90.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive59.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 12:04
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i7-4790K-$350
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 435
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 690
MC Mixed 677
100% 668 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 341
Reflection 297
Parallax 316
103% 318 fps
Gravity 297
Splatting 235
116% 266 fps
Poor: 72% Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 435
Write 127
Mixed 169
53% 244 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 15.3
100% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 80.3
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 31.1
46% 84 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 73%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$58
930GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
56% Above average
Read 110
Write 85
Mixed 107
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.56
121% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56%
Great: 69%
Samsung HM641JI 640GB-$40
542GB free
Firmware: 2AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
45.7% Average
Read 74.1
Write 85.3
Mixed 69
57% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 0.76
4K Mixed 0.19
47% 0.41 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 51%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
309GB free
Firmware: 2BA30001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
41.6% Average
Read 69.9
Write 75.1
Mixed 73.3
55% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.33
80% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 27.5
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 25.9
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 47.8
84% 47.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 Builds (Compare 1,312 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 - $272

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,112
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