Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
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 83.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics104% 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 Drive120% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 20 '21 at 10:17
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 11%
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)
83.2% Excellent
Memory 94.1
1-Core 105
2-Core 212
81% 137 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 591
63% 491 Pts
64-Core 593
40% 593 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.2%
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 (90th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 112
Parallax 130
106% 124 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 115
Splatting 104
101% 133 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
488GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 473 455 454 460 460 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 450
Mixed 434
SusWrite 458
103% 455 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 54.2
183% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 120%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$27
126GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 91 92 90 92 92 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
51.9% Above average
Read 90.1
Write 87.6
Mixed 59
SusWrite 90.4
60% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
467GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 139 138 140 141 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
81% Excellent
Read 143
Write 147
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 139
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
214% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 81%
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)
69.1% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 21.3
68% 24 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 23.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 69.1%
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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