Asus X99-A/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 67.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.6% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus X99-A/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150810
Uptime5.6 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:00
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-$374
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
67.8% Good
SC Int 84.6
SC Float 81.8
SC Mixed 84.4
67% 83.6 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 332
77% 338 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 691
MC Mixed 682
101% 674 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Asus(1043 8537) 2GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
39.6% Below average
Lighting 132
Reflection 109
Parallax 119
38% 120 fps
MRender 82
Gravity 114
Splatting 79.5
42% 92 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
821GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 93.8
Write 156
Mixed 135
97% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 5.19
4K Mixed 0.65
206% 2.24 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 37.2
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 17.9
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 77.3
52% 77.3 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93%
Great: 117%
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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/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 1,584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus X99-A/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,094
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