Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics142% 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 Drive104% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 17:10
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Memory 71
1-Core 124
2-Core 240
81% 145 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 680
68% 539 Pts
64-Core 672
45% 672 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan Xp
Nvidia(10DE 11DF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
142% Outstanding
Lighting 175
Reflection 189
Parallax 184
142% 183 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 186
Splatting 125
143% 148 fps
Poor: 128%
This bench: 142%
Great: 161%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
142GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 375 356 359 345 346 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 427
Mixed 388
SusWrite 360
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 46.9
4K Mixed 49.4
159% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 201
158% 228 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 102%
Great: 134%
Lexar 256GB SSD 256GB
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V1.3.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 362 350 364 355 362 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 478
Mixed 444
SusWrite 361
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 73.5
4K Mixed 49.7
167% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 248
185% 242 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 104%
Great: 160%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$114
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 190 185 190 185 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 144
Mixed 73
SusWrite 186
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
WD VelociRaptor 2.5" 500GB-$180
465GB free
Firmware: YB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 181 177 181 178 180 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 173
Mixed 107
SusWrite 180
119% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 1.6
324% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
57.5% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 17.3
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 99.2
40% 99.2 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $823
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