Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics137% 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 Drive155% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 06 '21 at 10:51
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Memory 93.6
1-Core 119
2-Core 234
86% 149 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 631
68% 529 Pts
64-Core 626
42% 626 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$896
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
137% Outstanding
Lighting 167
Reflection 185
Parallax 193
135% 181 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 182
Splatting 124
141% 147 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 137%
Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
883GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 436 592 691 673 674 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 1,026
Write 810
Mixed 636
SusWrite 570
170% 760 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 53.8
186% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 463
DQ Write 526
DQ Mixed 491
370% 493 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 155%
Great: 369%
Kingston SUV500480G 480GB
74GB free
Firmware: 003056RI
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 195 171 36 90 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 471
Write 407
Mixed 294
SusWrite 127
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 46
154% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 174
159% 246 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
396GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 134 136 136 131 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 162
Write 142
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 133
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
449GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 192 213 214 214 214 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 137
Mixed 81.3
SusWrite 202
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 115%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1400 MHz clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
71.4% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 22.7
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 21.1
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 72%

 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 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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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