Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
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 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 79.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory7.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 11:02
Run Duration326 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 25%

 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
Intel Core i7-4770K-$471
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
79.3% Very good
SC Int 118
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 114
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 383
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 585
MC Mixed 601
87% 579 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Lighting 219
Reflection 194
Parallax 229
69% 214 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 205
Splatting 157
73% 170 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 74% Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$75
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 144
Mixed 128
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.11
57% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 112%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$79
1TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
74% Very good
Read 128
Write 130
Mixed 144
102% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 0.89
4K Mixed 0.15
52% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74%
Great: 109%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
834GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
51.9% Above average
Read 89.1
Write 91.3
Mixed 84.7
66% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.22
99% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
631GB free
Firmware: 0A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 143
Write 117
Mixed 120
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.17
94% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 97%
TO Exter nal USB 3.0 1TB
603GB free
Firmware: 6402
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
50.2% Above average
Read 90.4
Write 84.8
Mixed 76.5
63% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 0.38
4K Mixed 0.16
46% 0.36 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
479GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 153
Mixed 144
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.23
84% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 115%
WDC WD10EADS-00P 1TB
831GB free, PID 1066
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
37.4% Below average
Read 94.8
Write 92.9
Mixed 82.3
115% 90 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.2
45% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 38%
Seagate Expansion 750GB
311GB free, PID 2312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
32.6% Below average
Read 76.6
Write 78.3
Mixed 59.5
91% 71.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.19
56% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 39%
WD My Book 1140 2TB
82GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 86.8
Write 101
Mixed 76.7
115% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.12
43% 0.54 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67.4% Good
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 21.5
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 19.6
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 67.4%
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 Z87 Builds (Compare 2,454 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,155
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