Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 86.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive113% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1862 x 1048 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151027
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:08
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 120
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 426
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 638
MC Mixed 618
93% 620 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (60 fps cap detected)
22.4% Poor
Lighting 60
Reflection 60
Parallax 60
19% 60 fps
MRender 60
Gravity 60
Splatting 60
25% 60 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$94
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 404
Mixed 414
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 45.9
177% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 98.4
136% 252 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
710GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 157
Mixed 133
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.29
88% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
486GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 173
Write 124
Mixed 155
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.31
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.36
142% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
70.8% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 22.4
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 23.5
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 72%
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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 S Builds (Compare 374 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK S

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $675
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