Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.9% 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 Drive81.4% 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 10 '18 at 23:03
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 553
QC Float 584
QC Mixed 566
129% 568 Pts
MC Int 547
MC Float 583
MC Mixed 570
85% 567 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 107%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Lighting 253
Reflection 231
Parallax 255
78% 246 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 235
Splatting 164
83% 191 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB-$90
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 527
Write 372
Mixed 309
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 16.7
120% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 30.9
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 16.9
27% 50.3 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 105
Write 104
Mixed 99.6
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.28
105% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 85%
WD Elements 10B8 2TB
821GB free
Firmware: 1012 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 89.3
Write 89.9
Mixed 88.5
67% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.19
74% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 53%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$43
97GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
48% Average
Read 90.3
Write 76.8
Mixed 79
62% 82 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.19
81% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 48%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$171
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 30.5
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 30.9
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
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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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