Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 66.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics43.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170306
Uptime12.8 Days
Run DateMar 02 '18 at 08:21
Run Duration229 Seconds
Run User MDV-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i5-4570-$226
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
66.1% Good
SC Int 100
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 102
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 320
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 378
MC Mixed 386
55% 366 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 670-$435
Asus(1043 8405) 2GB
CLim: 1359 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
43.6% Average
Lighting 113
Reflection 96.5
Parallax 151
39% 120 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 131
Splatting 87.4
47% 108 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$88
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 413
Write 184
Mixed 230
60% 276 MB/s
4K Read 14.7
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 9.72
83% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 8.05
53% 122 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 82%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$55
176GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 109
Write 98.1
Mixed 96.4
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.21
79% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 84%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$62
22GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
58% Above average
Read 106
Write 95.9
Mixed 90.5
73% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.18
94% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58%
Great: 109%
Hitachi HDS721010CLA630 1TB
7GB free
Firmware: JP4OA41B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
57.3% Above average
Read 113
Write 86.7
Mixed 88.2
72% 96 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.26
78% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 76%
Adata DashDrive Elite UE700 USB 3.0 64GB-$39
0GB free, PID de7a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
20.4% Poor
Read 115
Write 12.8
Mixed 37.8
52% 55.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
14% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 20.4%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
58.2% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.3
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 17.8
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 83%
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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 2,613 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,257
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