Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics61% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.7% 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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 06 '22 at 17:29
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 16%

 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, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
79% Very good
Memory 87.2
1-Core 120
2-Core 242
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 465
58% 432 Pts
64-Core 468
31% 468 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Palit(1569 13C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
61% Good
Lighting 77.7
Reflection 84.3
Parallax 86.7
63% 82.9 fps
MRender 77.2
Gravity 72.4
Splatting 64.3
59% 71.3 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 480GB-$38
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR054
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 420 438 450 401 139 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 475
Write 425
Mixed 391
SusWrite 345
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 22.7
133% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 28.8
82% 170 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (68th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
53.5% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 77%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 19: 1R 4G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
19% 12% 56 110 6 60 57.8" 1280 720 VES3700 32W_LCD_TV
Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 Builds (Compare 1,519 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 - $272

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $885
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