Asus X99-A/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive222% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 21:42
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 474
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 901
MC Float 968
MC Mixed 953
141% 941 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 106%
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 above expectations (71st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 307
Parallax 367
107% 337 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 303
Splatting 217
104% 240 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$280
276GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 1,666
Write 1,352
Mixed 1,438
331% 1,485 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 40.3
213% 83 MB/s
DQ Read 54
DQ Write 386
DQ Mixed 39.8
84% 160 MB/s
Poor: 210%
This bench: 222%
Great: 328%
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 above expectations (71st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 411
Mixed 421
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 27.3
149% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 116
142% 252 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$230
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.7% Very good
MC Read 32
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 25.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 22
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.7%
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 1,288 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus X99-A/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,101
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