Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime17.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 12:40
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$281
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 259
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 677
74% 573 Pts
64-Core 681
46% 681 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
60.1% Good
Lighting 235
Reflection 228
Parallax 243
61% 235 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 221
Splatting 160
59% 184 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 291 281 263 183 159 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 479
Mixed 420
SusWrite 262
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 60.4
203% 71.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 116%
Great: 124%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
121GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,571
Write 2,368
Mixed 1529
479% 2,156 MB/s
4K Read 67.1
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 92.2
310% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1145
DQ Write 1,025
DQ Mixed 1,072
808% 1,081 MB/s
Poor: 193% Great: 328%
Seagate ST9320320AS 320GB-$120
148GB free
Firmware: 0303
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 57 58 58 59 59 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
32.2% Below average
Read 54
Write 54.3
Mixed 32
SusWrite 57.9
36% 49.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 37%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$100
388GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 84 86 86 85 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 85
Write 87.2
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 83.7
58% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$135
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 23.4
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 24.6
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 115%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z170 S Builds (Compare 2,166 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,010
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HDDRAMUSB
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