Asus SABERTOOTH X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 83.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics12.3% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive183% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 9 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH X79  (all builds)
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140506
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 03 '18 at 09:49
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-3930K-$600
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 402
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 804
MC Float 821
MC Mixed 815
122% 813 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550 Ti-$250
Device(0000 0000) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
12.3% Very poor
Lighting 33.1
Reflection 33.4
Parallax 29.7
10% 32.1 fps
MRender 32.2
Gravity 34.2
Splatting 34
14% 33.5 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 12.3%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$586
81GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Read 1,292
Write 826
Mixed 1,071
236% 1,063 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 53.6
220% 83.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 158
163% 269 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 183%
Great: 262%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$96
149GB free
Firmware: 0A82
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 86.1
Write 83.5
Mixed 79.4
62% 83 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.21
92% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 97%
WD WD6001FFWX-68Z39N0 6TB
55GB free
Firmware: 0A81
4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 88% Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 30.9
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 12.1
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 71%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH X79 Builds (Compare 2,817 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $352

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,458
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