Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 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. 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 90.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics90.9% 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 Drive120% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
1 month ago, 18 days ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 06:41
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
1-Core 134
2-Core 265
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 524
71% 520 Pts
64-Core 524
35% 524 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2376 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Lighting 358
Reflection 328
Parallax 346
94% 344 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 331
Splatting 255
91% 276 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 1TB-$88
729GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 411 473 483 485 474 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 482
Mixed 337
SusWrite 433
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 49.3
190% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 268
221% 318 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 120%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 166 168 168 168 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 163
Mixed 114
SusWrite 167
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
64% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 20.7
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 64%
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 Z97 MARK 2 Builds (Compare 2,258 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,101
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