Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 82.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.7% 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 Drive80% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141022
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 26 '19 at 23:39
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
1-Core 124
2-Core 240
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 482
64% 474 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$400
MSI(1462 C754) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Lighting 399
Reflection 330
Parallax 426
105% 385 fps
MRender 376
Gravity 324
Splatting 235
99% 311 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 106%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 284 316 320 321 317 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
80% Very good
Read 351
Write 221
Mixed 328
SusWrite 312
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 40.8
129% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 99.9
DQ Mixed 162
115% 149 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63.7% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.5
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 20.3
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 63.7%
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 S Builds (Compare 665 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $854
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