Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 78.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics80% 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 Drive83.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 1 month 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 23:52
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Memory 85.2
1-Core 120
2-Core 234
84% 146 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 570
62% 479 Pts
64-Core 633
42% 633 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
80% Excellent
Lighting 318
Reflection 297
Parallax 332
83% 316 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 295
Splatting 210
80% 235 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 240GB-$196
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFZ12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 128 125 48 47 47 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 476
Write 447
Mixed 365
SusWrite 113
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 36.2
141% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 146
160% 267 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 92%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$72
30GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 14 25 25 28 24 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
33.6% Below average
Read 27.6
Write 4.7
Mixed 15.5
SusWrite 22
22% 17.5 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 7.6
4K Mixed 5.5
469% 6.47 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
28.4% Poor
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 9.2
MC Mixed 8.1
25% 8.87 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 9
26% 8.97 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 9%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 45%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 Builds (Compare 628 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,211
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