Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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. 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 84%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics116% 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 Drive86% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory26.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140818
Uptime3 Days
Run DateSep 21 '17 at 22:48
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4670K-$280
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
84% Excellent
1-Core 122
2-Core 242
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 482
66% 485 Pts
64-Core 466
31% 466 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 84%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 470
Reflection 411
Parallax 446
124% 442 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 440
Splatting 266
116% 318 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$224
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 378
Write 370
Mixed 372
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 27.5
127% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 149
134% 204 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86%
Great: 126%
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
20GB free
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 203
Write 106
Mixed 130
32% 146 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 11.4
87% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 22.3
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 32.5
34% 54.1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 61%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 144
Write 168
Mixed 126
109% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 5.25
4K Mixed 0.77
215% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 112%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 96.2
Write 185
Mixed 156
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.65
207% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 112%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
98GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 84.5
Write 107
Mixed 93.3
72% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 5.27
4K Mixed 0.85
222% 2.28 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
59.3% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 17.3
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 20.4
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z87 Builds (Compare 4,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $952
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