Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 81.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 Z87  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140818
Uptime22.1 Days
Run DateOct 15 '20 at 01:52
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4590-$342
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Memory 95.9
1-Core 95.2
2-Core 204
78% 132 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 395
54% 393 Pts
64-Core 396
27% 396 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 81%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$90
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 33 40 58 62 59 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
42.6% Average
Read 99.8
Write 86.3
Mixed 86.8
SusWrite 48.1
60% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
141% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
71.7% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 23.6
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 21.6
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 73%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z87 Builds (Compare 1,574 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $872
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