Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive73.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1842 x 1036 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 22:40
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i5-4590-$125
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
75% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 386
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 389
MC Float 385
MC Mixed 390
58% 388 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 75%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
61.3% Good
Lighting 180
Reflection 172
Parallax 188
56% 180 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 177
Splatting 121
65% 150 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 101 100 72 80 100 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 642
Write 255
Mixed 270
SusWrite 107
70% 318 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 34.5
100% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 89
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 40.6
82% 156 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 329%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
49.6% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 13.8
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 63%
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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 Z97 MARK 2 Builds (Compare 1,865 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,122
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