Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive24.8% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 720 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 13 '19 at 15:54
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
1-Core 118
2-Core 253
86% 185 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 651
71% 548 Pts
64-Core 658
44% 658 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$210
Nvidia(10DE 1324) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
64.2% Good
Lighting 277
Reflection 221
Parallax 262
73% 253 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 238
Splatting 172
64% 187 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
237GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 150 177 51 31 30 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
24.8% Poor
Read 177
Write 96.8
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 94.2
25% 112 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 15.9
4K Mixed 9.6
37% 12 MB/s
DQ Read 15.7
DQ Write 16.2
DQ Mixed 14.9
12% 15.6 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 24.8%
Great: 102%
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$70
20GB free
Firmware: 501ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 169 183 193 225 238 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 296
Write 265
Mixed 251
SusWrite 192
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 34.4
115% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 188
145% 198 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 96%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$87
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 159 160 159 158 156 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 150
Mixed 82.8
SusWrite 159
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
211% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 89%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$58
100GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 79 80 80 81 80 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
45.8% Average
Read 79.3
Write 76.2
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 79.8
54% 73.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 88%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
118GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 72 74 74 75 74 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
48.6% Average
Read 95.5
Write 98.8
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 73.5
63% 85.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$33
238GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 89 93 90 92 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 115
Write 110
Mixed 77
SusWrite 90.5
72% 98.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
73GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 105 106 106 106 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 111
Write 96
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 105
71% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
59.6% Above average
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 17
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 19.2
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 60%
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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 1 Builds (Compare 2,247 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 - $272

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,137
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