Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 75.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive82.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 Z87  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 20:21
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i7-4770K-$477
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
75.5% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 368
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 540
MC Float 579
MC Mixed 554
84% 558 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2515 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Lighting 142
Reflection 143
Parallax 142
44% 142 fps
MRender 216
Gravity 142
Splatting 142
70% 167 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB-$245
111GB free
Firmware: M311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 496
Write 428
Mixed 285
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 18.7
114% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 28.6
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 18.8
28% 49.3 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
530GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 127
Write 142
Mixed 96
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.23
64% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport 25E2 3TB
2TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
48.6% Average
Read 142
Write 87
Mixed 89.8
126% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.87
4K Mixed 0.3
111% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.7
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 16.5
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 51%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z87 Builds (Compare 2,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,130
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