Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. 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 69.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive78.8% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1842 x 1036 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 13 '19 at 05:36
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4590-$140
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
69.6% Good
1-Core 105
2-Core 203
73% 154 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 399
54% 396 Pts
64-Core 403
27% 403 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 52 99 50 57 53 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 645
Write 326
Mixed 277
SusWrite 83.8
73% 333 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 30.9
120% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 120
128% 205 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 330%
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)
61.9% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.7
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 19.1
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 63%
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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 2 Builds (Compare 2,445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,127
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