Asus P9X79 PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics14.2% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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 PRO  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:00
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i7-3930K-$600
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 99.9
SC Mixed 99.5
80% 99.8 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 377
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 691
MC Float 712
MC Mixed 716
106% 706 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6850
Sapphire(174B E174) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
14.2% Very poor
Lighting 51.5
Reflection 34.6
Parallax 45.9
15% 44 fps
MRender 23.4
Gravity 34
Splatting 39.5
13% 32.3 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 14.2%
Great: 16%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$133
431GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMT16GX3M4X2133C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 31.8
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 13.2
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 126%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 PRO Builds (Compare 1,430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asus P9X79 PRO - $317

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,010
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