Asus SABERTOOTH X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics40.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67% 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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH X79  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140725
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 24 '16 at 03:20
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
64.5% Good
SC Int 87.4
SC Float 86.3
SC Mixed 85.2
69% 86.3 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 321
QC Mixed 303
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 669
MC Float 690
MC Mixed 687
102% 682 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7970-$435
AMD(1002 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.9.2
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
40.3% Average
Lighting 121
Reflection 76.2
Parallax 155
41% 117 fps
MRender 59
Gravity 128
Splatting 85.8
40% 91 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$140
54GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
67% Good
Read 469
Write 315
Mixed 316
81% 367 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 34.4
4K Mixed 18
79% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 88.1
DQ Mixed 46.2
54% 95.1 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 67%
Great: 85%
WL1000GSA6472C 1TB
172GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 160
Write 101
Mixed 98.1
89% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.31
93% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
53.5% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 17.9
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 11.7
SC Mixed 10.2
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 53.5%
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 X79 Builds (Compare 2,054 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $275

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,275
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