Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 81.5%, 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 Drive118% 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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 04 '21 at 02:55
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 16%
Watch Gameplay: 2060S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Memory 94.1
1-Core 110
2-Core 198
80% 134 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 563
60% 468 Pts
64-Core 563
38% 563 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.5%
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: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 130
Reflection 111
Parallax 129
106% 124 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 116
Splatting 103
102% 135 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
487GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 457 462 463 464 462 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 446
Mixed 425
SusWrite 458
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 52.6
178% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 355
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$27
126GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 89 91 92 91 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 88.7
Write 89
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 90.7
61% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
467GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 139 138 141 139 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 156
Write 140
Mixed 79.4
SusWrite 139
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
226% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 84.9%
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 24.9
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 21.7
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 23
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 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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