Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive83.9% 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 Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:27
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 552
QC Float 552
QC Mixed 549
125% 551 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 553
MC Mixed 561
83% 555 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 105%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$285
Gigabyte(1458 3775) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2352 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 65% Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 1TB-$230
315GB free
Firmware: X61130WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 492
Write 339
Mixed 343
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 21.2
104% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 45.6
99% 207 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 87%
WD WD4005FZBX-00K5WB0 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 212
Mixed 215
157% 208 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.75
4K Mixed 0.74
166% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 118%
Great: 137%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C7 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 30.3
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 28.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 45
89% 45 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 65%
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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 2 Builds (Compare 1,267 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,125
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