Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics44.1% 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 Drive65.1% 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130626
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateNov 12 '17 at 10:42
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i7-4770-$300
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
64.3% Good
SC Int 80.1
SC Float 89.3
SC Mixed 95.1
70% 88.2 Pts
QC Int 294
QC Float 312
QC Mixed 306
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 455
MC Float 492
MC Mixed 490
72% 479 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Zotac(19DA 7260) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
44.1% Average
Lighting 116
Reflection 96
Parallax 156
40% 123 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 140
Splatting 78.5
47% 107 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$85
10GB free
Firmware: 507KC4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 449
Write 165
Mixed 153
56% 256 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 16.8
97% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 42
73% 144 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 77%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
6GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 348
Mixed 350
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 25.9
132% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 83.6
112% 206 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
445GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 153
Mixed 136
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.24
85% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
57.8% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 18.8
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 63%
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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 1,400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,047
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