Asus SABERTOOTH Z77

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.8% 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 Drive22.5% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z77  (all builds)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2048 x 1152 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 15:18
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i7-2600K-$375
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 365
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 556
MC Float 574
MC Mixed 566
85% 565 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 77%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
EVGA(3842 0784) 3GB
CLim: 1431 MHz, MLim: 1552 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Lighting 5.6
Reflection 151
Parallax 267
31% 141 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 211
Splatting 130
72% 166 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SVP100S296G 96GB
10GB free
Firmware: CJR10202 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
63.9% Good
Read 393
Write 419
Mixed 413
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 11
61% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 37.8
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 12.5
37% 75.6 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 72%
Kingston SVP100S296G 96GB
10GB free
Firmware: CJR10202 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
61.2% Good
Read 319
Write 409
Mixed 428
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 12
65% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 22.1
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 45.1
49% 78 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 72%
Kingston SV100S2128G 128GB
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D110225a Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
22.5% Poor
Read 215
Write 77.1
Mixed 33.6
23% 109 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 28
4K Mixed 6.67
28% 12.6 MB/s
DQ Read 0.19
DQ Write 30.6
DQ Mixed 6.12
8% 12.3 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 22.5%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
48.4% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 14.8
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 16.9
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z77 Builds (Compare 4,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,003
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