Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics51.3% 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)
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140408
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateSep 30 '19 at 21:35
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8370-$153
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
45.3% Average
1-Core 68.5
2-Core 134
48% 101 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 349
39% 299 Pts
64-Core 382
26% 382 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$428
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Lighting 190
Reflection 176
Parallax 195
50% 187 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 183
Splatting 125
52% 153 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$51
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 449
Write 418
Mixed 342
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 44
146% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 237
178% 237 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 123%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$140
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 142 141 131 146 141 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 56% Great: 106%
USB DISK 2.0 8GB
7GB free, PID 4200
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.7 3.6 3 3.1 2.8 2.9 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
2.43% Terrible
Read 8.2
Write 1.2
Mixed 4.7
SusWrite 3
5% 4.27 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
9% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.43%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
44.2% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 15.4
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 9.9
25% 8.7 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 Builds (Compare 15,467 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $799
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