Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '17 at 14:36
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 129
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 529
QC Float 513
QC Mixed 510
117% 517 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 514
MC Mixed 522
78% 519 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$386
PNY(196E 11A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2077 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 315
Parallax 375
110% 346 fps
MRender 218
Gravity 318
Splatting 251
112% 263 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 250GB-$22
68GB free
Firmware: CC35 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
51.2% Above average
Read 96.4
Write 81.7
Mixed 75.4
63% 84.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.32
92% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 68%
Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB-$90
43GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
41.9% Average
Read 77.1
Write 68.6
Mixed 81.9
57% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.28
79% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
65.6% Good
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 20.5
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 64%
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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 1,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,108
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HDDRAMUSB
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