Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics33.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive97.6% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 15 '17 at 23:40
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-6600K-$216
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 534
QC Float 566
QC Mixed 550
125% 550 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 567
MC Mixed 549
82% 550 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 580-$450
Nvidia(10DE 086A) 1.5GB
CLim: 866 MHz, MLim: 1107 MHz, Ram: 1.5GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
33.5% Below average
Lighting 94.2
Reflection 126
Parallax 113
31% 111 fps
MRender 97.4
Gravity 74.2
Splatting 82.2
35% 84.6 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 33%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB-$90
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 399
Mixed 415
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 24
132% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 19.7
92% 210 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 104%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
582GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
80% Very good
Read 144
Write 134
Mixed 120
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.19
97% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 80%
Great: 86%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$40
149GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 127
Write 154
Mixed 108
97% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.16
86% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$161
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
57.6% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 17.2
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 18.2
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 103%
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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 1,836 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,152
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