Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 72.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130517
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateDec 09 '17 at 20:32
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-4770K-$471
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
72.9% Very good
SC Int 99
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 106
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 350
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 504
MC Float 545
MC Mixed 550
80% 533 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX Titan-$1,088
EVGA(3842 2790) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Lighting 323
Reflection 144
Parallax 234
90% 234 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 180
Splatting 110
61% 141 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 176
Mixed 159
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.1
72% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 98%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
49.3% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 15.1
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 16.8
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 61%
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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 2,448 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,155
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