Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 82%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics5.93% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive101% 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 Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 07 '19 at 09:09
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
82% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 121
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 394
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 587
MC Float 624
MC Mixed 582
90% 597 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.5058
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
5.93% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 19.1
Parallax 24.2
5% 18.7 fps
MRender 21.6
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.8
6% 16.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.93%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 442 429 427 424 418 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 442
Write 410
Mixed 268
SusWrite 430
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 36.4
141% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 156
158% 259 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 101%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
628GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 161 163 162 164 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 148
Mixed 109
SusWrite 162
108% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
229% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$12
23GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 64 28 24 24 24 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
38% Below average
Read 154
Write 46.3
Mixed 58.9
SusWrite 37.3
83% 74 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.6
144% 3.17 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 38%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.4% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 17.1
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $831
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