Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 55.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics83.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime1 Days
Run DateApr 25 '19 at 19:58
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
55.6% Above average
1-Core 97.8
2-Core 177
66% 137 Pts
4-Core 309
8-Core 472
50% 391 Pts
64-Core 495
33% 495 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Lighting 336
Reflection 301
Parallax 366
88% 334 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 302
Splatting 216
78% 239 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 101 83 65 73 69 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 287
Write 226
Mixed 229
SusWrite 87.3
46% 207 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 61.5
4K Mixed 30.9
107% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 138
129% 200 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 118%
WD WD80EMAZ-00WJTA0 8TB
2TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 152 158 156 153 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 149
Write 150
Mixed 88
SusWrite 156
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.9
266% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 108%
WD Black 3TB (2012)-$160
165GB free
Firmware: 01.01L01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 148 149 149 149 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 152
Write 146
Mixed 97.2
SusWrite 149
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.9
187% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 93%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$108
44GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 78 79 78 79 79 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 144
Write 126
Mixed 79
SusWrite 78.7
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-037.A00LF 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 16.4
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 18.2
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 97%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z87 Builds (Compare 4,014 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $1,002
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