Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics50.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 990FX  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1600 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121016
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMar 04 '19 at 14:19
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU3%

 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
AMD FX-6300-$90
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
54.3% Above average
1-Core 82.8
2-Core 153
56% 118 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 411
46% 355 Pts
64-Core 404
27% 404 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
Asus(1043 04E9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.3
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
50.9% Above average
Lighting 207
Reflection 164
Parallax 274
54% 215 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 186
Splatting 186
51% 168 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 362
Write 318
Mixed 255
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 71.8
4K Mixed 43.5
150% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 139
128% 197 MB/s
Poor: 61% Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
6GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 94 100 99 97 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 115
Write 99.2
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 96.9
71% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 114%
AMD 2+0 Stripe/RAID0 2TB
233GB free
Firmware: 1.10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 333 319 328 333 332 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Read 230
Write 207
Mixed 71
SusWrite 328
151% 209 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.3
264% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 160%
Great: 199%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
1866, 1866, 1866, 1866 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
49% Average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 18.3
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 49%
Great: 52%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH 990FX Builds (Compare 4,382 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $826
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