Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics101% 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.
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/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 07:43
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Memory 43.3
1-Core 113
2-Core 226
68% 127 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 421
59% 429 Pts
64-Core 436
29% 436 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$461
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
101% Outstanding
Lighting 126
Reflection 112
Parallax 128
102% 122 fps
MRender 179
Gravity 116
Splatting 106
101% 134 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6172
Write 4,884
Mixed 5,487
1,228% 5,515 MB/s
4K Read 466
4K Write 270
4K Mixed 323
1,263% 353 MB/s
DQ Read 1,566
DQ Write 1,313
DQ Mixed 1,384
1,052% 1,421 MB/s
Poor: 79% Great: 134%
OCZ AGILITY3 480GB
205GB free
Firmware: 2.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 140 145 145 141 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
37.9% Below average
Read 199
Write 219
Mixed 166
SusWrite 147
41% 183 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 15.9
4K Mixed 18.8
54% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 46.4
DQ Mixed 55
48% 72.6 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 41%
Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB
41GB free
Firmware: 0740
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 99 98 97 98 100 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 102
Write 137
Mixed 56.4
SusWrite 97.9
72% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 7.4
4K Mixed 0.7
232% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$85
341GB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 77 79 76 77 78 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 80.2
Write 74.9
Mixed 58.9
SusWrite 77
54% 72.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 69%
Seagate BUP Slim SL 2TB
209GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 42 42 40 41 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
22.7% Poor
Read 37.3
Write 41
Mixed 29.2
SusWrite 40.5
27% 37 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.5
175% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 67%
Seagate Desktop 8TB
4.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 156 160 153 160 161 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 112
Write 131
Mixed 91.1
SusWrite 156
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.7
279% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
55.3% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 19.4
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 16.7
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 188
21% 188 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 213 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $798
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