Asus SABERTOOTH Z77

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 76.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics48.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 Z77  (all builds)
Memory7.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120502
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 15:02
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2700K-$221
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Memory 87.9
1-Core 114
2-Core 218
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 514
56% 434 Pts
64-Core 497
33% 497 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
Gigabyte(1458 3684) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 446.14
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
48.9% Average
Lighting 168
Reflection 154
Parallax 174
44% 165 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 177
Splatting 115
49% 143 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 360
Write 346
Mixed 317
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 43.1
140% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 213
166% 229 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 124%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
374GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 183 186 191 193 197 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 233
Write 209
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 188
130% 178 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.7
300% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 121%
Great: 213%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600G 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
28.6% Poor
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 8.6
26% 9.03 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 9.3
23% 8.2 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 28.6%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z77 Builds (Compare 1,982 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,095
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