Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics30.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive257% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory25.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '19 at 23:12
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Memory 95.2
1-Core 129
2-Core 245
91% 156 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 615
69% 529 Pts
64-Core 653
44% 653 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (104 fps cap detected)
30.4% Below average
Lighting 104
Reflection 105
Parallax 104
27% 104 fps
MRender 104
Gravity 104
Splatting 104
31% 104 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
536GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0118C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1116 91 40 38 262 48 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
257% Outstanding
Read 2,466
Write 1,793
Mixed 1,415
SusWrite 266
329% 1,485 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 90.6
305% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,160
DQ Write 972
DQ Mixed 510
534% 881 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 257%
Great: 382%
Adata Premier SP550 480GB-$115
70GB free
Firmware: O1203AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 215 85 75 74 74 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 395
Mixed 360
SusWrite 125
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 49.1
169% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 242
191% 267 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 31.6
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 30.6
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 56.7
71% 56.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 125%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z170 S Builds (Compare 2,726 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,035
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