Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 Drive150% 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160627
Uptime2 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 05:02
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Memory 90.3
1-Core 113
2-Core 218
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 386
8-Core 582
62% 484 Pts
64-Core 586
39% 586 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.5% Very good
Lighting 309
Reflection 293
Parallax 341
81% 314 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 292
Splatting 231
80% 242 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$290
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 372 348 358 340 318 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
150% Outstanding
Read 1,587
Write 700
Mixed 474
SusWrite 354
171% 779 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 63.4
4K Mixed 47.8
131% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 789
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 364
306% 461 MB/s
Poor: 126%
This bench: 150%
Great: 239%
Samsung 860 Evo 4TB-$550
1TB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 381 444 456 440 443 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 444
Write 429
Mixed 419
SusWrite 411
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 46.2
168% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 345
259% 346 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 110%
Great: 133%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$70
2TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 119 119 119 120 119 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 120
Write 114
Mixed 66
SusWrite 118
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 2400 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.4% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.2
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 22.9
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 116%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z170 S Builds (Compare 496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $963
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