Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 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 outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics81.2% 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 Drive89.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '17 at 13:53
Run Duration100 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 i7-6700K-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 530
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 706
MC Float 805
MC Mixed 766
113% 759 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 105%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2382 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Lighting 257
Reflection 219
Parallax 236
77% 237 fps
MRender 183
Gravity 232
Splatting 174
84% 196 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 mSATA 500GB-$148
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 526
Write 399
Mixed 408
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 17.2
128% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 31.1
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 17.3
54% 109 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x16GB-$320
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 23.8
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 31.4
SC Mixed 25.6
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH Z170 S Builds (Compare 1,786 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,268
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