Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory6.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 15 '19 at 23:06
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
71.9% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 107
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 322
75% 329 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 750
MC Mixed 716
104% 698 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2669 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.3% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$92
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 504
Write 468
Mixed 394
101% 455 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 58
197% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 357
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 126%
Crucial MX300 750GB-$260
25GB free
Firmware: M0CR011
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 407
Write 467
Mixed 381
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 41.2
150% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 340
255% 339 MB/s
Poor: 69% Great: 105%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 198 196 197 200 200 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 161
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 198
104% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
353% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 112%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
79.9% Very good
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 25.3
82% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 21.5
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 53.7
75% 53.7 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 105%
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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 Z170 S Builds (Compare 1,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,052
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