Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics85.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive150% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 05 '17 at 17:11
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 i7-6700K-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 143
115% 143 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 494
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 801
MC Mixed 768
114% 759 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$420
CLim: 1095 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.8.2
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Lighting 260
Reflection 156
Parallax 376
93% 264 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 244
Splatting 177
79% 182 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$200
107GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
150% Outstanding
Read 1,166
Write 544
Mixed 750
180% 820 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 27.6
170% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 464
DQ Write 481
DQ Mixed 13.2
137% 319 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 150%
Great: 176%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16G-D4-2400-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
78.5% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22.3
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25.3
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z170 S Builds (Compare 1,424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,154
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