Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 75.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics22.4% 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 Drive72.4% 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.
Run History
14 days ago, 14 days ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit farver, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140429
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateOct 10 '17 at 01:02
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
75.5% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 112
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 360
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 538
MC Mixed 566
81% 543 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2794 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (60 fps cap detected)
22.4% Poor
Lighting 59
Reflection 58.9
Parallax 59
18% 59 fps
MRender 60.7
Gravity 60.7
Splatting 60.7
25% 60.7 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$150
58GB free
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 492
Write 193
Mixed 301
72% 328 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 25.9
127% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 25.1
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 17.1
28% 51.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 88%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$134
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 133
Write 108
Mixed 108
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.19
71% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB-$126
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
65.4% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 22
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 16.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 73%
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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 2 Builds (Compare 729 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,229
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