Asus P9X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics97.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive39.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140724
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:12
Run Duration101 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-$569
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
90% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 441
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 859
MC Float 870
MC Mixed 872
130% 867 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 287
Parallax 321
96% 304 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 285
Splatting 203
98% 228 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 114%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 240GB-$151
71GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
39.9% Below average
Read 261
Write 183
Mixed 150
44% 198 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 7.79
59% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 22.4
DQ Write 36.7
DQ Mixed 7.79
12% 22.3 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$66
2 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.2% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 16.4
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 12.4
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 63%
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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 1,478 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,097
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