Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics68.8% 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH 990FX  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121016
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateApr 11 '18 at 15:41
Run Duration209 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8120
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
52.1% Above average
SC Int 71.9
SC Float 67
SC Mixed 70.4
56% 69.8 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 251
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 470
MC Float 415
MC Mixed 473
68% 453 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
EVGA(3842 3788) 3GB
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
68.8% Good
Lighting 188
Reflection 142
Parallax 250
65% 193 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 216
Splatting 120
72% 163 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD5002AALX-00J37A0 500GB
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 128
Write 118
Mixed 119
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.38
109% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 72%
USB Flash Memory 2GB
0GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
5.36% Terrible
Read 17.2
Write 7.84
Mixed 9.94
13% 11.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.57
4K Write 0.02
4K Mixed 0.03
19% 1.54 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.36%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
52% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 14.3
32% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH 990FX Builds (Compare 2,919 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $700
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