Asus X99-A/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive314% 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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 05:19
Run Duration245 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 486
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 991
MC Float 1,068
MC Mixed 1,044
155% 1,034 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 4996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 332
Reflection 309
Parallax 338
103% 326 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 306
Splatting 207
103% 238 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$200
275GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
314% Outstanding
Read 2,970
Write 1,866
Mixed 2,064
509% 2,300 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 42.6
230% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 60.5
DQ Write 539
DQ Mixed 41.9
109% 214 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 314%
Great: 354%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
232GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 411
Mixed 424
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 42.4
172% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 53.4
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 110
101% 147 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 105%
Great: 124%
SMI USB DISK 2GB
2GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
7.33% Terrible
Read 22.6
Write 5.83
Mixed 9.53
13% 12.7 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 0.02
4K Mixed 0.02
44% 3.85 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.33%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$190
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 30.5
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 25.3
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus X99-A/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,055
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