Asus SABERTOOTH X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 58.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics79.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive39.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH X79  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130418
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateOct 07 '19 at 21:50
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3820-$390
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
58.1% Above average
1-Core 94.3
2-Core 178
65% 136 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 407
46% 354 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$359
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Lighting 321
Reflection 290
Parallax 299
82% 303 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 291
Splatting 222
76% 238 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 73 73 71 74 74 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Read 148
Write 108
Mixed 112
SusWrite 75.3
25% 111 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 34
4K Mixed 20.7
75% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 81.1
72% 109 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 61%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
151GB free
Firmware: CC4C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 166 163 163 163 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 169
Mixed 85
SusWrite 164
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 30.5
92% 32 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 12
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH X79 Builds (Compare 5,435 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,311
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