Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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)
Boot Drive92.9% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1842 x 1036 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '19 at 00:19
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4590-$179
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Memory 93.5
1-Core 97
2-Core 205
78% 132 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 406
54% 398 Pts
64-Core 404
27% 404 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$400
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
50.9% Above average
Lighting 184
Reflection 176
Parallax 193
48% 184 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 180
Splatting 125
51% 153 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 334 317 305 346 205 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 593
Write 324
Mixed 307
SusWrite 302
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 36
131% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 111
118% 190 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 317%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
62.2% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 20
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 19.3
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 Builds (Compare 641 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,182
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