Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 83.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics161% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 13:02
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$430
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
83.8% Excellent
SC Int 105
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 120
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 406
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 647
MC Mixed 625
94% 625 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 522
Reflection 504
Parallax 607
171% 544 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 506
Splatting 276
154% 348 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 161%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 276
Write 66
Mixed 78
30% 140 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 19.2
97% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 67.2
DQ Mixed 53.7
79% 157 MB/s
Poor: 42% Great: 119%
Crucial BX200 240GB-$230
42GB free
Firmware: MU01.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 53 53 54 54 54 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 366
Write 348
Mixed 322
SusWrite 88.2
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 43.1
145% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 201
154% 208 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
17GB free
Firmware: CC4C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 152 132 115 162 107 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 93
Write 56.7
Mixed 70
SusWrite 128
64% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 115%
Hitachi HDS72101 1TB
81GB free
Firmware: JP4OA39C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 111 114 103 76 90 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 97.7
Write 94
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 99.8
63% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 80%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$80
28GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 116 134 121 79 104 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 107
70% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 83%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$82
119GB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 139 134 138 138 136 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 104
Write 104
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 137
66% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Vulcan-2133 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
77.1% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24.8
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 22.4
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 79%
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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 2,724 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,063
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