Asus P9X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.6% 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 Drive63.9% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140506
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 07:44
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i7-3820-$300
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 121
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 444
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 608
MC Float 622
MC Mixed 630
93% 620 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
MSI(1462 3177) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Lighting 250
Reflection 220
Parallax 241
76% 237 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 225
Splatting 154
79% 182 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force GS 128GB-$150
69GB free
Firmware: 5.07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 406
Write 215
Mixed 198
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 15.4
90% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 50.8
74% 141 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$87
534GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 97.5
Write 106
Mixed 79.1
70% 94.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.48
104% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 66%
Samsung HM250HI 250GB-$50
232GB free
Firmware: 2AC101C4 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 80
Write 81.8
Mixed 75.4
59% 79.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.39
92% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB-$128
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 20
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 14.1
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 55.1
73% 55.1 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 73%
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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 1,465 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,096
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