Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 71.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.4% 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 Drive78% 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)
Memory7.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140818
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '18 at 17:06
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
71.1% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 103
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 342
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 343
78% 345 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 523
MC Mixed 527
77% 515 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$300
Asus(1043 0501) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
53.4% Above average
Lighting 140
Reflection 164
Parallax 207
51% 170 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 141
Splatting 119
55% 130 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$295
47GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 493
Write 169
Mixed 265
68% 309 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 26.6
126% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 79.6
100% 183 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78%
Great: 106%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$95
142GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 139
Write 80.9
Mixed 103
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.24
87% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 90%
WD RE4 1TB (2010)-$45
176GB free
Firmware: 01.01V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 77.6
Write 73.7
Mixed 76.6
57% 76 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.42
132% 1.25 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 77%
Hitachi HDT725032VLA360 320GB
71GB free
Firmware: V54OA73A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
36.1% Below average
Read 62.8
Write 63
Mixed 62.7
47% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.19
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.21
50% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
55.4% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 17.5
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 17.2
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 55.4%
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 2,271 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,179
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