Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics124% 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 Drive92.4% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140603
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 23:48
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i5-4690K-$232
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 429
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 425
64% 424 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
PNY(196E 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 397
Reflection 369
Parallax 393
122% 386 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 385
Splatting 239
125% 286 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 124%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 400
Mixed 401
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 27.8
151% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 45.5
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 27.7
34% 58.6 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 134%
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$351
54GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 487
Mixed 503
112% 500 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 30.1
149% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 87.6
134% 254 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 109%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
60.9% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 19.9
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 15.8
46% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 62
65% 62 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 64%
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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 2,606 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,212
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