Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive114% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 9 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 01:45
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$376
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 135
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 512
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 731
MC Mixed 720
107% 712 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
Sapphire(174B E282) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
68.9% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 161
Parallax 256
70% 209 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 179
Splatting 177
68% 161 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
202GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 363
Mixed 408
94% 423 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 47
175% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 132
154% 266 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
74GB free
Firmware: EXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 444
Mixed 496
108% 484 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 44.3
164% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 168
180% 299 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 114%
Great: 122%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
325GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 138
Mixed 136
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.21
103% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1904 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.6% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 22.1
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 23.2
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 72%
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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 1,084 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 - $272

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,155
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