Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 84.2%, 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 Drive113% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 24 '21 at 08:46
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 14%
Watch Gameplay: 2060S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 (98th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Memory 94.2
1-Core 116
2-Core 220
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 612
65% 506 Pts
64-Core 605
41% 605 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.2%
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: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 112
Parallax 129
106% 124 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 114
Splatting 102
100% 132 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
488GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 449 423 414 416 412 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 439
Write 407
Mixed 394
SusWrite 426
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 52.2
168% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 362
273% 364 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 113%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$27
126GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 91 91 91 91 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 89
Write 82.6
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 90.2
59% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
435GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 136 140 138 139 139 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 148
Mixed 106
SusWrite 138
106% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.8%
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 @ 1923 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
71.1% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 22.3
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 23.7
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.1%
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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