Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 06 '18 at 11:20
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
66.7% Good
1-Core 110
2-Core 218
77% 164 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 553
60% 463 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 229
Reflection 207
Parallax 226
70% 220 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 208
Splatting 147
74% 172 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LS 240GB-$110
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 284 305 283 98 45 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 469
Write 314
Mixed 266
SusWrite 218
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 26.1
102% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 58.7
116% 232 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 93%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$65
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 143 142 143 145 143 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 148
Write 144
Mixed 83.7
SusWrite 142
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
204% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 83%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC4H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 181 180 188 180 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 164
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 184
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
143% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
hp v220w 8GB
8GB free, PID 5a07
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.9 5.1 5.4 4.2 5.4 4.8 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
5.84% Terrible
Read 22.5
Write 2.7
Mixed 5.7
SusWrite 4.8
9% 8.93 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
24% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.84%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
31% Below average
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 8.3
28% 9.77 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 9
28% 9.63 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31%
Great: 71%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 410 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $833
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