Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% 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 Drive77.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 25 days ago.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1  (all builds)
Memory25.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150817
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 21 '21 at 04:48
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%
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 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Memory 95.7
1-Core 123
2-Core 226
87% 148 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 540
62% 475 Pts
64-Core 667
45% 667 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
106% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 141
Parallax 130
106% 134 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 134
Splatting 118
105% 121 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$90
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 35 35 34 32 31 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 368
Write 336
Mixed 302
SusWrite 55
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 45.1
161% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 158
132% 192 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 116%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
700GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 317 316 321 323 323 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 356
Write 344
Mixed 345
SusWrite 298
76% 336 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 35.8
139% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 211
155% 205 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 134%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
166GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 112 113 116 113 117 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
64% Good
Read 109
Write 97.8
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 114
72% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
497GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 156 154 154 155 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 155
Write 148
Mixed 105
SusWrite 155
104% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 2133 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
78.4% Very good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 24.8
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 24.5
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 124%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 5: 1R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
5% 8% 12 110 6 30 72.3" 1920 1080 GSMC0C8 LG TV SSCR
Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 Builds (Compare 1,254 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 - $272

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $1,095
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