Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics41.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:51
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
69.1% Good
SC Int 49.8
SC Float 75.4
SC Mixed 95.6
59% 73.6 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 339
QC Mixed 335
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 531
MC Float 577
MC Mixed 569
84% 559 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
41.3% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 82.1
Parallax 117
40% 113 fps
MRender 81.4
Gravity 124
Splatting 84.1
42% 96.5 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 600ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 143 140 123 142 144 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 360
Write 214
Mixed 220
SusWrite 135
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 36.8
147% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 145
111% 146 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-894.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
28% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 9.2
MC Mixed 7.8
25% 8.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 8.5
24% 8.57 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 28%
Great: 30%
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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 1,321 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,117
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