Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 94.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics153% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.2% 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.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime10 Days
Run DateJan 25 '18 at 21:32
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 466
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 735
MC Mixed 703
104% 697 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
EVGA(3842 6299) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Lighting 639
Reflection 398
Parallax 473
179% 503 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 424
Splatting 245
133% 302 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 153%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
49GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 489
Write 264
Mixed 272
75% 341 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 20.4
124% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 62.9
94% 179 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 88%
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
10GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 485
Write 269
Mixed 274
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 30.9
139% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 18.1
79% 182 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
46.1% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 13.3
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 16.4
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 89%
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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 1,663 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $196

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,321
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