Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 86.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140818
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 02:01
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$420
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 426
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 542
MC Float 567
MC Mixed 637
87% 582 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Asus(1043 8469) 3GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
60.9% Good
Lighting 170
Reflection 129
Parallax 206
57% 169 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 190
Splatting 111
64% 146 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 67 66 58 57 62 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 484
Mixed 370
SusWrite 84.6
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 53.5
185% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 234
210% 318 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 116%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$89
351GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 80 81 82 81 82 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 102
Write 94.1
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 80.1
67% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 19.4
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 19.9
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 62%
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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 2,318 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,161
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HDDRAMUSB
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