Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 83.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 Z87  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140527
Uptime39 Days
Run DateAug 18 '21 at 18:22
Run Duration245 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Memory 85.3
1-Core 126
2-Core 259
88% 157 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 599
68% 522 Pts
64-Core 648
44% 648 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.43
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
61.8% Good
Lighting 76.1
Reflection 90.8
Parallax 79.4
62% 82.1 fps
MRender 78.6
Gravity 76.6
Splatting 70.5
62% 75.2 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 240GB-$139
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 400i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 155 158 168 164 133 MB/s
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
66.9% Good
Read 260
Write 194
Mixed 255
SusWrite 150
48% 215 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 24.7
126% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 198
155% 214 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 95%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
161GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 443 427 416 425 280 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 438
Mixed 426
SusWrite 405
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 50
175% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 114%
Great: 134%
Crucial MX300 275GB-$87
97GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 407 227 151 152 151 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 424
Write 435
Mixed 375
SusWrite 254
84% 372 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 36.6
140% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 304
223% 288 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 88%
Great: 94%
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$151
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 43 43 43 43 43 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 169
Write 42.4
Mixed 39.1
SusWrite 42.8
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
52.1% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 69: 9R 5G 9B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
69% 58% 40 322 244 120 24" 1920 1080 ACI24A4 VG248
History: Score 40: 5R 3G 6B | Score 69: 9R 5G 9B
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Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,033
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