Asus SABERTOOTH Z77

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 82.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive98% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z77  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130813
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 19:40
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2500K-$246
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Memory 90.3
1-Core 121
2-Core 231
86% 147 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 454
60% 441 Pts
64-Core 451
30% 451 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 366 367 369 383 405 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 404
Mixed 404
SusWrite 364
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 40.1
131% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 278
233% 337 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 98%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
70GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 371 372 366 283 145 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 442
Write 423
Mixed 350
SusWrite 307
86% 380 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 43.9
143% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 366
276% 368 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 134%
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
195GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 42 42 42 43 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
33.6% Below average
Read 74.5
Write 77.4
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 42.2
46% 62.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 51%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$59
113GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 95 94 95 97 83 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 94.1
Write 89.2
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 92.5
62% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 76%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$152
72GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 75 76 76 76 76 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
46.2% Average
Read 85.6
Write 79.6
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 75.2
56% 75.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 60%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$43
37GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 48 47 47 48 46 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
27.7% Poor
Read 49
Write 48.1
Mixed 41
SusWrite 46.9
34% 46.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 27.7%
Great: 72%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
717GB free, PID 2322
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 120 120 120 120 120 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
37.1% Below average
Read 50.4
Write 90.7
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 117
114% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
68% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-038.A00LF 99U5471-034.A00LF 9905471-006.A01LF 99U5471-034.A00LF 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.6% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 15.9
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 53%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z77 Builds (Compare 4,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $953
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11400F $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $45
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Intel Core i7-10700K $300Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $94SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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