Asus X99-A/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 86.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics100% 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 Drive299% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsus X99-A/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 18:25
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$333
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 426
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 800
MC Float 851
MC Mixed 848
125% 833 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 308
Reflection 290
Parallax 339
99% 313 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 303
Splatting 188
101% 231 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 100%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
277GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
299% Outstanding
Read 2,827
Write 1,828
Mixed 2,009
492% 2,221 MB/s
4K Read 52
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 40.8
217% 85.1 MB/s
DQ Read 54.6
DQ Write 409
DQ Mixed 40
88% 168 MB/s
Poor: 208%
This bench: 299%
Great: 326%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
232GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 411
Mixed 420
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 43.5
168% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 117
137% 240 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$230
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 30
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 23.1
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 103%
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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 1,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus X99-A/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,033
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