Asus SABERTOOTH Z77

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 74.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics18.5% 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 Drive103% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z77  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130813
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateJul 02 '16 at 09:08
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3770K-$300
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
74.5% Very good
1-Core 115
2-Core 226
80% 171 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 591
66% 508 Pts
64-Core 597
40% 597 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6870
PwrHis(1787 2010) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
18.5% Very poor
Lighting 68.7
Reflection 40.6
Parallax 63.4
21% 57.6 fps
MRender 27.6
Gravity 47
Splatting 46
17% 40.2 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 404
Mixed 416
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 42
156% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 103
110% 185 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 103%
Great: 124%
Hitachi HDS723020BLE640 2TB
722GB free
Firmware: MX4OAAB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 116
Write 119
Mixed 129
92% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.19
100% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 102%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$49
522GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3EA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 116
Write 77
Mixed 101
74% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.35
87% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 76%
Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB
578GB free, PID 5106
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
19% Very poor
Read 37
Write 39
Mixed 30.6
46% 35.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.23
66% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 19%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
55.2% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.4
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.1
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 55.2%
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 Z77 Builds (Compare 7,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,012
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