Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 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 90.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics92.4% 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 Drive116% 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
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateNov 19 '19 at 01:39
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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 (98th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
1-Core 134
2-Core 268
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 518
8-Core 531
72% 525 Pts
64-Core 534
36% 534 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2376 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Lighting 363
Reflection 335
Parallax 348
95% 348 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 337
Splatting 259
93% 279 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 1TB-$88
745GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 415 473 485 487 485 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 487
Mixed 313
SusWrite 436
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 47.5
176% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 240
210% 313 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 116%
Great: 121%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 166 166 164 165 167 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 156
Mixed 95.2
SusWrite 165
107% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 94.8%
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 (97th percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 20.4
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,129
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HDDRAMUSB
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