Asus P9X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 P9X79  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140506
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:32
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i7-4930K-$400
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
76% Very good
SC Int 91.6
SC Float 94.2
SC Mixed 92
74% 92.6 Pts
QC Int 377
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 384
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 728
MC Float 727
MC Mixed 693
107% 716 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
Gigabyte(1458 3775) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 195
Parallax 232
72% 220 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 213
Splatting 161
75% 174 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP900 256GB-$125
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.7b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 164 151 158 163 186 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
66.3% Good
Read 345
Write 146
Mixed 246
SusWrite 166
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 29
103% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 154
138% 209 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 89%
Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 2.5" 500GB-$43
337GB free
Firmware: DEM6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 99 99 99 99 100 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 15% Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
46.3% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 14.8
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 10.8
35% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 Builds (Compare 2,590 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,115
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HDDRAMUSB
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