Asus X99-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 75.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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 X99-A  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141016
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 21:09
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i7-5820K-$391
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
75.4% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 100
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 381
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 606
MC Mixed 553
87% 580 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
MSI(1462 3171) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
61.8% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 170
Parallax 188
58% 182 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 177
Splatting 122
65% 150 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
641GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 156
Mixed 150
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.19
68% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 4x4GB-$164
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
60.1% Good
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 24
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 18.4
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 113%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99-A Builds (Compare 2,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,078
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