Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.8% 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 Drive118% 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime5.7 Days
Run DateNov 12 '17 at 18:16
Run Duration240 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 529
QC Float 561
QC Mixed 542
123% 544 Pts
MC Int 525
MC Float 560
MC Mixed 543
81% 543 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Asus(1043 8561) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
39.8% Below average
Lighting 134
Reflection 113
Parallax 127
41% 125 fps
MRender 81.8
Gravity 112
Splatting 78.2
39% 90.7 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
109GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 417
Mixed 424
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 49.1
188% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 114
144% 259 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 118%
Great: 113%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 4TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
72.2% Very good
Read 120
Write 131
Mixed 99.1
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.28
90% 0.88 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 4x8GB-$326
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2472 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 29.6
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 27.5
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88%
Great: 88%
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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 1,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $196

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,285
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $295Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $137
Intel Core i7-7700K $290AMD RX 480 $330Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $139
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $180SanDisk Extreme 64GB $41
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $960SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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