Asus X99-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 91.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics42.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive252% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus X99-A  (all builds)
Memory29.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:33
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-5930K-$599
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
SC Int 116
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 115
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 443
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 871
MC Float 956
MC Mixed 928
137% 918 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
42.8% Average
Lighting 144
Reflection 120
Parallax 130
43% 132 fps
MRender 85.4
Gravity 124
Splatting 85.3
43% 98.4 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$586
427GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 2,319
Write 1,461
Mixed 1,538
392% 1,773 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 40
183% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 392
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 160
171% 285 MB/s
Poor: 147%
This bench: 252%
Great: 272%
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
413GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 1,995
Write 1,534
Mixed 1,677
386% 1,736 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 54.7
199% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 138
142% 231 MB/s
Poor: 128%
This bench: 247%
Great: 243%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 36.7
MC Mixed 40.2
112% 39 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 102%
Great: 133%
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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 1,652 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,106
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HDDRAMUSB
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