Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics19.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive83% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory14.8 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131213
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 06:22
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
66.2% Good
SC Int 91.2
SC Float 92.4
SC Mixed 98.3
75% 94 Pts
QC Int 324
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 316
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 468
MC Float 505
MC Mixed 482
73% 485 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$170
CLim: 975 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
19.2% Very poor
Lighting 53.1
Reflection 36
Parallax 85.4
20% 58.2 fps
MRender 36.4
Gravity 44.8
Splatting 53.9
19% 45 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 19.2%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$311
123GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 497
Write 334
Mixed 349
87% 393 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 21.6
126% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 42.5
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 21.4
49% 95.7 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 83%
Great: 96%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 149
Write 139
Mixed 131
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 3.58
4K Mixed 0.21
112% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 113%
Lacie Rugged Mini USB3 500GB
88GB free
Firmware: 1053
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
47.9% Average
Read 87.3
Write 79.9
Mixed 76
61% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.23
62% 0.42 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1866 CL10 Series 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
54.4% Above average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 17.9
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 15.5
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 67%
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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 2,102 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: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,019
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