Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics123% 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 Drive65.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 02 '17 at 15:36
Run Duration240 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$470
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
67.7% Good
SC Int 102
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 94.8
80% 99.7 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 330
QC Mixed 329
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 533
79% 526 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$18
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 2025 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 433
Reflection 394
Parallax 352
120% 393 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 425
Splatting 249
124% 304 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 123%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$200
145GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 496
Write 209
Mixed 198
66% 301 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 13.1
92% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 32
59% 114 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 78%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$99
4.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 88%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$99
4.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 88%
Seagate Ultra Slim PL 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0304
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
22.3% Poor
Read 38.9
Write 38
Mixed 35.4
28% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.48
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.14
107% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 62%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$77
1.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 134
Write 134
Mixed 124
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.23
98% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 88%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$22
9GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 249
Write 101
Mixed 132
180% 161 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 9.92
4K Mixed 3.57
501% 8.32 MB/s
DQ Read 12.4
DQ Write 9.58
DQ Mixed 3.8
501% 8.6 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
26.4% Poor
MC Read 8.6
MC Write 9
MC Mixed 7.6
24% 8.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.8
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 7.6
22% 7.53 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S Builds (Compare 300 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $823
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