Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 98%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.2% 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 (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160627
Uptime6.9 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:26
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
98% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 488
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 741
MC Mixed 714
105% 704 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 98%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Lighting 303
Reflection 300
Parallax 299
93% 301 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 270
Splatting 217
97% 227 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$67
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 412
Mixed 419
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 27.4
146% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 46.6
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 26.9
35% 59.8 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
95.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 27.3
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 37.2
SC Mixed 29.5
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 113%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z170 S Builds (Compare 1,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,029
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