Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81.8% 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 Drive77% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 06:43
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i7-4770K-$420
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 427
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 604
MC Mixed 594
88% 588 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
EVGA(3842 6769) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2516 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Lighting 257
Reflection 219
Parallax 238
77% 238 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 233
Splatting 183
85% 199 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
77% Very good
Read 483
Write 333
Mixed 338
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 14.2
99% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 14.2
62% 139 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 77%
Great: 95%
Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB
1TB free
Firmware: G009 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 116
Write 125
Mixed 118
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.37
112% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 2666 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (81st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
85.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 27.5
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 27.4
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 91%
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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 2,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,180
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HDDRAMUSB
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