Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics4.72% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive115% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1  (all builds)
Memory26.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 15 '19 at 09:38
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790-$326
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
72.3% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 222
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 542
60% 461 Pts
64-Core 578
39% 578 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI FirePro V4800 (FireGL V)
Dell(1028 240A) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
4.72% Terrible
Lighting 23.1
Reflection 22.7
Parallax 19.6
6% 21.8 fps
MRender 17.2
Gravity 15.5
Splatting 20.6
5% 17.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.72%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
393GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 437 432 432 440 436 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 439
Mixed 379
SusWrite 439
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 59.5
197% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 173
130% 173 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 115%
Great: 135%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$45
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.7 6.5 7.4 7.9 7.4 7.1 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
40.9% Average
Read 134
Write 7.7
Mixed 8.7
SusWrite 7.5
29% 39.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 17.8
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 Builds (Compare 2,259 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 - $272

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,155
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