Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics84.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 17:08
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i5-6600K-$216
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 561
QC Mixed 523
118% 522 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 582
MC Mixed 529
81% 540 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 367C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1900 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Lighting 276
Reflection 216
Parallax 262
84% 251 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 243
Splatting 169
86% 198 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 84 43 97 106 115 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 141
Write 141
Mixed 73
SusWrite 87.1
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
148GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 152 154 153 153 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 150
Write 140
Mixed 95.5
SusWrite 153
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
202% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2640 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
MC Read 33.3
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 30.3
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z170 S Builds (Compare 1,779 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,231
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HDDRAMUSB
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