Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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. 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 67.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive105% 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130819
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 10:48
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4670K-$189
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
67.5% Good
1-Core 126
2-Core 249
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 405
8-Core 442
57% 424 Pts
64-Core 500
34% 500 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$43
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 259 255 252 251 252 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 273
Mixed 273
SusWrite 254
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 42.3
180% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 238
202% 298 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 105%
Great: 129%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$113
319GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 467 467 468 466 468 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 490
Mixed 464
SusWrite 451
108% 479 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 65.2
223% 81.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 134%
Great: 134%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
115GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 272 273 273 272 273 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 304
Mixed 352
SusWrite 283
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 58.7
210% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 233
210% 318 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 118%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.6
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 19.1
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 62%
Great: 64%
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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 Z87 Builds (Compare 3,810 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 85%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $989
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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