Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX/GEN3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics24.3% 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)
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH 990FX/GEN3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 09:41
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8350-$90
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.35 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
58.6% Above average
SC Int 85.7
SC Float 69.5
SC Mixed 75.2
62% 76.8 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 293
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 501
71% 471 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
MSI(1462 2730) 2GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1302 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
24.3% Poor
Lighting 70.1
Reflection 60.2
Parallax 62.6
21% 64.3 fps
MRender 53.3
Gravity 64.1
Splatting 77.9
27% 65.1 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 24.3%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$60
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 116%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
507GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
61.8% Good
Read 113
Write 102
Mixed 108
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.39
102% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
44.8% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 15.7
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 12.1
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.8%
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 990FX/GEN3 R2.0 Builds (Compare 221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX/GEN3 R2.0

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $602
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