Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.8% 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 05 '19 at 15:01
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
1-Core 131
2-Core 259
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 646
75% 572 Pts
64-Core 688
46% 688 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$210
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
65.1% Good
Lighting 296
Reflection 226
Parallax 247
78% 256 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 242
Splatting 176
65% 189 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$32
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 290 313 315 186 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 351
Write 315
Mixed 308
SusWrite 243
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 23.3
94% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 47.7
74% 142 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 103%
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 (97th percentile)
62.8% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 19
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.3
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 Builds (Compare 2,140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 - $272

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,126
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