Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 86.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics98.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateNov 04 '18 at 13:12
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Memory 93.8
1-Core 128
2-Core 251
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 676
70% 552 Pts
64-Core 668
45% 668 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 367
Parallax 419
101% 390 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 375
Splatting 244
99% 275 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 176 141 125 113 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 493
Mixed 379
SusWrite 170
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 64.4
220% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 115%
Great: 123%
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB
79GB free
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 387 391 397 390 392 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 396
Write 232
Mixed 368
SusWrite 394
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 55.6
199% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 285
233% 332 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 117%
Great: 119%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
543GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 149 147 151 151 152 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
45.6% Average
Read 9.3
Write 60.8
Mixed 3.5
SusWrite 149
40% 55.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 113%
WD My Book 1234 3TB
2.5TB free, PID 1234
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 145 143 145 145 148 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 136
Write 134
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 146
170% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
119% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
59.8% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 18.8
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 62%

 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 2,909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $1,127
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