Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 97.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics125% 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 Drive93.3% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateNov 08 '17 at 18:02
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$238
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 501
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 515
117% 515 Pts
MC Int 501
MC Float 530
MC Mixed 515
77% 516 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 399
Reflection 369
Parallax 386
122% 385 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 398
Splatting 244
128% 292 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 125%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 349
Mixed 339
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 23.4
134% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 64.8
110% 217 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC4C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 209
Mixed 181
142% 189 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.4
105% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 33.8
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 28.6
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
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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 1,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,090
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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