Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 82.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics37.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive28.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130626
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 07:00
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 (78th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
100% 124 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 390
90% 395 Pts
MC Int 588
MC Float 643
MC Mixed 634
93% 622 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
37.8% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 91.9
Parallax 153
40% 121 fps
MRender 65.2
Gravity 98.3
Splatting 90.4
36% 84.6 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD 128GB-$84
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.0.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 27 28 37 34 50 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
28.9% Poor
Read 336
Write 28.9
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 33.5
25% 117 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 7.6
43% 11.9 MB/s
DQ Read 33.8
DQ Write 10
DQ Mixed 8.6
10% 17.5 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 52%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$43
182GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 134 134 135 136 137 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 142
Write 107
Mixed 81.1
SusWrite 135
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 19.8
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 76%
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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 2,323 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: $1,171
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HDDRAMUSB
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