Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 81.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive99.3% 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.
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 (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory21.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140818
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateNov 17 '17 at 12:35
Run Duration326 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 389
QC Mixed 396
90% 394 Pts
MC Int 574
MC Float 606
MC Mixed 593
88% 591 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 404
Reflection 524
Parallax 610
148% 513 fps
Gravity 551
Splatting 293
192% 422 fps
Poor: 60% Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
29GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 494
Write 156
Mixed 220
63% 290 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 19.7
128% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 50.6
70% 130 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 81%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 410
Mixed 422
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 26.4
139% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 22.1
90% 199 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 109%
HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB-$150
3.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 157
Mixed 149
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.13
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.23
116% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 92%
HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB-$150
3TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 148
Mixed 148
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.24
112% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 92%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$76
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 147
Write 150
Mixed 127
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.2
94% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 84%
WD WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 500GB
172GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
47% Average
Read 84.9
Write 78.7
Mixed 75.4
60% 79.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.32
88% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 47%
Great: 51%
Seagate FA GoFlex Desk 2TB
597GB free, PID 50a0
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
19.4% Very poor
Read 38.8
Write 39
Mixed 17.4
39% 31.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.32
71% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 2666 C12 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
66.5% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 21.7
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 20.4
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 51.3
78% 51.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,184
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