Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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 Drive217% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:51
Run Duration392 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i5-6600K-$232
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 143
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 583
QC Mixed 541
124% 546 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 559
MC Mixed 545
79% 530 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 544
Reflection 521
Parallax 637
178% 567 fps
MRender 265
Gravity 542
Splatting 298
163% 369 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 170%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$136
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 2,092
Write 1,334
Mixed 1,263
345% 1,563 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 25.2
140% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 30.9
79% 170 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 217%
Great: 263%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$200
103GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 485
Mixed 498
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 38.3
141% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 25.5
84% 183 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 105%
Great: 126%
Hitachi HDN726040ALE614 4TB
2TB free
Firmware: APGNW7JH Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 187
Mixed 165
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 3.53
4K Mixed 0.3
135% 1.56 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$44
242GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 158
Write 116
Mixed 143
105% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.25
74% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 115%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$80
40GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 79.4
Write 83.2
Mixed 81.4
61% 81.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.14
51% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 66%
Samsung SP2504C 250GB-$27
38GB free
Firmware: VT100-33 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
31.4% Below average
Read 54
Write 55.2
Mixed 56.6
42% 55.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.4
92% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 39%
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
37GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
27.6% Poor
Read 53.8
Write 42.1
Mixed 51.2
37% 49 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.19
70% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 27.6%
Great: 51%
Seagate ST3320820AS 320GB-$199
23GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
28.8% Poor
Read 49.3
Write 50.8
Mixed 49.4
38% 49.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.28
66% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 36.6
112% 39.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 42.6
SC Mixed 31.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
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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 1,517 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: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,017
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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