Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 195%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics32% 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 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.
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)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJan 06 '18 at 01:47
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 536
QC Float 566
QC Mixed 549
125% 551 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 569
MC Mixed 548
82% 551 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 367C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (86 fps cap detected)
32% Below average
Lighting 85.9
Reflection 86
Parallax 86
27% 86 fps
MRender 86
Gravity 86
Splatting 86
36% 86 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 32%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
377GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
511% Outstanding
Read 4,325
Write 15.8
Mixed 32.2
302% 1,458 MB/s
4K Read 842
4K Write 0.98
4K Mixed 0.99
1,278% 281 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 511%
Great: 256%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
774GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 184
Mixed 163
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 3.17
4K Mixed 0.36
152% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 123
Write 136
Mixed 142
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.13
58% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 116%
WD Elements 500GB
252GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
31.5% Below average
Read 82.9
Write 70.7
Mixed 73.2
95% 75.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.12
50% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 28.7
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 26.6
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 88%
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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 1,374 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,090
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HDDRAMUSB
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