Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 85.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S  (all builds)
Memory7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141022
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:51
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$330
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 410
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 608
MC Float 650
MC Mixed 638
95% 632 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69.5% Good
Lighting 222
Reflection 192
Parallax 210
67% 208 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 194
Splatting 143
71% 165 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 480GB-$101
67GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 514
Write 343
Mixed 356
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 10.6
105% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 48.6
94% 191 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 102%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 409
Mixed 418
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 50.2
186% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 113
133% 233 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 116%
Great: 125%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$99
164GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 112
Write 113
Mixed 107
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.64
4K Mixed 0.25
103% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 110%
WD My Book 1TB
88GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
19.7% Very poor
Read 38.7
Write 37.2
Mixed 16.6
37% 30.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.34
78% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
58.1% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 16.3
56% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 20.5
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $820
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