Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics97.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160627
Uptime3 Days
Run DateJan 29 '17 at 15:03
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i3-6320-$150
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
58.1% Above average
SC Int 110
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 252
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 300
MC Mixed 274
42% 280 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 372.90
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Lighting 309
Reflection 289
Parallax 304
92% 301 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 286
Splatting 227
107% 239 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
AMD Radeon R3 240GB-$88
34GB free
Firmware: P0422C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 482
Write 250
Mixed 258
73% 330 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 12.8
89% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 28.4
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 13.1
34% 68.5 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 74%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$74
721GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 146
Mixed 140
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.29
106% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$113
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2186 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
71.5% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 22.4
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 22.3
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z170 S Builds (Compare 1,056 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $196

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,134
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