Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 74.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.7% 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 Drive56.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 07 '17 at 13:10
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i7-4771-$337
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
74.7% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 373
QC Mixed 355
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 583
MC Mixed 574
85% 570 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
Asus(1043 3002) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
38.7% Below average
Lighting 126
Reflection 76.2
Parallax 128
38% 110 fps
MRender 65.3
Gravity 142
Splatting 91.8
36% 99.8 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Agility 3 240GB-$199
20GB free
Firmware: 2.11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 191
Write 164
Mixed 118
35% 158 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 14.9
109% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 46.2
66% 122 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 61%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$67
491GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 99.1
Write 99.5
Mixed 102
76% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.55
134% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 65%
Samsung Spinpoint F2 1TB-$64
166GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
22.4% Poor
Read 38.4
Write 39.4
Mixed 50.1
32% 42.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.27
64% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
51.6% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.4
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z87 Builds (Compare 1,385 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,168
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