Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics59.5% 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 Drive93.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory14.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '15 at 19:15
Run Duration221 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$450
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
90% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 443
99% 439 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 726
MC Mixed 685
101% 677 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
MSI(1462 2960) 3GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 9.18.13.5012
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
59.5% Above average
Lighting 182
Reflection 140
Parallax 212
60% 178 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 151
Splatting 117
59% 139 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$115
12GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 350
Mixed 341
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 23.1
140% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 60
100% 195 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 94%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 750GB-$64
457GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 88.2
Write 99.7
Mixed 97.3
72% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.34
90% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 54%
Great: 61%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 750GB-$64
245GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
51.2% Above average
Read 84.7
Write 93.5
Mixed 118
75% 98.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.39
105% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 61%
Adata S102 Pro USB 3.0 16GB-$9
6GB free, PID 312b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
25.3% Poor
Read 112
Write 23.3
Mixed 35.6
56% 57.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.31
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.69
72% 2.29 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 25.3%
Great: 25%
Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$36
0GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
36.4% Below average
Read 185
Write 29
Mixed 38.2
77% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.72
4K Write 0.61
4K Mixed 0.58
62% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 39%
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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,043
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