Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics30.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive90.3% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH Z170 S  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 13 '17 at 23:07
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$237
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 148
119% 148 Pts
QC Int 590
QC Float 610
QC Mixed 591
135% 597 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 612
MC Mixed 595
89% 595 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 112%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 580-$450
Nvidia(10DE 086A) 1.5GB
CLim: 772 MHz, MLim: 1002 MHz, Ram: 1.5GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
30.2% Below average
Lighting 82.8
Reflection 112
Parallax 100
28% 98.5 fps
MRender 92.1
Gravity 66
Splatting 74.8
32% 77.6 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 33%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB-$90
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 528
Write 383
Mixed 414
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 26.5
131% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 32.1
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 51
70% 121 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 106
Write 97.3
Mixed 101
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.18
97% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 88%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$44
100GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 120
Write 75.7
Mixed 81.5
69% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.19
73% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 109%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
61.4% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 17.9
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 61.4%
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 1,501 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $997
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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