Asus SABERTOOTH Z77

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics120% 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.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z77  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120803
Uptime27.8 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '19 at 21:51
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i7-3770K-$550
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
59.8% Above average
SC Int 89.7
SC Float 91.7
SC Mixed 87.5
72% 89.6 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 286
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 440
MC Float 413
MC Mixed 456
66% 436 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 367
Reflection 359
Parallax 420
120% 382 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 368
Splatting 229
120% 275 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 120%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 252
Write 239
Mixed 216
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 36.8
123% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 166
133% 185 MB/s
Poor: 66% Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 191 193 192 193 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 167
Mixed 85
SusWrite 191
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
47.6% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 15.2
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 16.1
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 86%
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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 Z77 Builds (Compare 5,735 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,214
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $120SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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