Asus SABERTOOTH X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics85.6% 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 Drive116% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH X79  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120803
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 28 '18 at 08:55
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3930K-$495
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
68.5% Good
1-Core 102
2-Core 199
71% 151 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 577
61% 478 Pts
64-Core 748
50% 748 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Lighting 354
Reflection 311
Parallax 381
93% 349 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 317
Splatting 224
86% 249 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$87
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 468 475 463 463 465 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 469
Mixed 300
SusWrite 465
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 47.2
168% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 284
235% 338 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 116%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
46.9% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 15.1
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 11.5
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 99%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical SABERTOOTH X79 Builds (Compare 5,601 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,347
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