Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 69.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.09% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive101% 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.
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/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 07 '19 at 09:09
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
69.7% Good
1-Core 121
2-Core 206
79% 164 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 548
61% 471 Pts
64-Core 582
39% 582 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.5058
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
4.09% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 19.1
Parallax 24.2
4% 18.7 fps
MRender 21.6
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.8
4% 16.4 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.09%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 442 429 427 424 418 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 442
Write 410
Mixed 268
SusWrite 430
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 36.4
141% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 156
158% 259 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
628GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 161 163 162 164 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 148
Mixed 109
SusWrite 162
108% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
229% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 110%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$14
23GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 64 28 24 24 24 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
38% Below average
Read 154
Write 46.3
Mixed 58.9
SusWrite 37.3
83% 74 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.6
144% 3.17 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 38%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.4% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 17.1
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $804
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