Asus SABERTOOTH Z87

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics93.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z87  (all builds)
Memory25.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140217
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateApr 27 '21 at 07:16
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 41%
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 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Memory 77.2
1-Core 91.1
2-Core 205
71% 124 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 457
54% 409 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
93.2% Outstanding
Lighting 112
Reflection 104
Parallax 111
90% 109 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 112
Splatting 98.9
96% 123 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 186 183 175 146 144 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 268
Write 302
Mixed 208
SusWrite 170
53% 237 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 36.7
123% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 216
168% 233 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 115%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$80
400GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 95 94 95 95 96 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 108
Write 42.4
Mixed 73.9
SusWrite 95.2
59% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
211% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$35
422GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 181 182 184 183 184 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 150
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 182
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 165 166 161 166 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 158
Mixed 74.6
SusWrite 164
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 115%
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$39
142GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 62 60 62 62 62 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 96.4
Write 98.9
Mixed 38.4
SusWrite 61.6
54% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
47.9% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 15.1
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 13.9
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 85.8
47% 85.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 70%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z87 Builds (Compare 2,212 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $933
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