Asus SABERTOOTH X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics81.2% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH X79  (all builds)
Memory29.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130812
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateApr 13 '17 at 04:17
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4960X-$1,189
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
70.8% Very good
1-Core 91.8
2-Core 214
70% 153 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 707
71% 565 Pts
64-Core 842
56% 842 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Lighting 314
Reflection 267
Parallax 287
82% 289 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 300
Splatting 226
82% 243 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$23
244GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 136
Write 132
Mixed 145
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.17
71% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 37.5
111% 38.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 14.2
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 98.9%
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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