Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 83.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive121% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 19 '21 at 10:52
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 17%
Watch Gameplay: 2060S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Memory 92.7
1-Core 112
2-Core 210
82% 138 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 587
63% 492 Pts
64-Core 590
40% 590 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 130
Reflection 112
Parallax 129
105% 124 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 116
Splatting 104
102% 135 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
489GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 465 463 457 462 463 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 464
Mixed 434
SusWrite 458
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 57.9
188% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 121%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$27
126GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 89 91 90 92 92 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 85.9
Write 86.4
Mixed 62
SusWrite 90.2
60% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
467GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 138 139 138 140 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 150
Write 142
Mixed 78
SusWrite 139
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
69.2% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 21.8
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 22.1
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 76%

 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 1,355 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,087
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