Asus SABERTOOTH X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics55.9% 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 Drive46.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH X79  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130314
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 26 '17 at 06:24
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 i7-3970X-$843
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
54% Above average
SC Int 85.5
SC Float 86.2
SC Mixed 80.6
67% 84.1 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 267
QC Mixed 265
59% 260 Pts
MC Int 297
MC Float 302
MC Mixed 315
46% 305 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 54%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Nvidia(10DE 104B) 3GB
MaxC: 1202 MHz, MaxM: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 369.9
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Lighting 163
Reflection 123
Parallax 190
52% 159 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 135
Splatting 104
65% 123 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme 240GB-$179
66GB free
Firmware: R201 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 285
Write 141
Mixed 160
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 15.7
65% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 72.4
78% 131 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 83%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$82
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 101
Write 129
Mixed 105
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.25
91% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 84%
WD My Passport 259D 2TB
2TB free, PID 259d
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
16.1% Very poor
Read 31.4
Write 26.7
Mixed 25.1
35% 27.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.19
70% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 16.1%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$74
2 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
49.9% Average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 15.8
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 11.2
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 62%
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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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Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $364

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,186
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