Asus SABERTOOTH Z77

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 76%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics34.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z77  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120803
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 07:05
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-3570K-$350
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
76% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 105
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 394
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 394
MC Float 403
MC Mixed 396
60% 397 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660 Ti-$362
EVGA(3842 3660) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
34.8% Below average
Lighting 89.9
Reflection 82.6
Parallax 125
32% 99.1 fps
MRender 84.4
Gravity 108
Splatting 61.9
37% 84.8 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$79
714GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 115
Write 119
Mixed 110
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 2.51
4K Mixed 0.35
129% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
476GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
64% Good
Read 118
Write 106
Mixed 86.3
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.2
80% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 64%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
10GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 160
Write 148
Mixed 138
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.19
82% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
54.3% Above average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 17
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.6
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 54.3%
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 5,047 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,172
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