Asus X99-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 76.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics107% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive198% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
MotherboardAsus X99-A  (all builds)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 05:00
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
76.9% Very good
SC Int 98.1
SC Float 97.5
SC Mixed 93.1
77% 96.2 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 393
QC Mixed 382
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 738
MC Float 749
MC Mixed 774
113% 754 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$478
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 333
Reflection 249
Parallax 334
103% 305 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 351
Splatting 215
110% 250 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY70H1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
198% Outstanding
Read 1,897
Write 1,209
Mixed 1,251
321% 1,452 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 48
4K Mixed 32.8
126% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 73
94% 164 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 198%
Great: 252%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
258GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Read 897
Write 944
Mixed 948
208% 930 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 36.3
116% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 386
DQ Mixed 19.2
114% 260 MB/s
Poor: 103%
This bench: 147%
Great: 371%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB-$301
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
65.4% Good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 22
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 18.2
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 83.6
48% 83.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 111%
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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 2,506 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $236

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,289
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