Asus X99-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
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 93.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive237% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:09
Run Duration276 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 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 i7-5930K-$599
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
SC Int 100
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 114
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 457
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 459
106% 467 Pts
MC Int 911
MC Float 971
MC Mixed 956
142% 946 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
69.1% Good
Lighting 217
Reflection 188
Parallax 206
66% 204 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 202
Splatting 133
71% 165 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$246
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 2,176
Write 1,708
Mixed 1,665
411% 1,850 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 25.9
132% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 26.6
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 158
121% 156 MB/s
Poor: 207%
This bench: 237%
Great: 353%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
378GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 108
Write 104
Mixed 103
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.45
133% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 75%
Kingston DataTraveler SE9 32GB
14GB free, PID 1689, data traveler
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
5.18% Terrible
Read 18.7
Write 5.02
Mixed 7.17
11% 10.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.58
4K Write 0.02
4K Mixed 0.008
22% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.18%
Great: 10%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.7% Good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 20.5
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 19.7
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 89%
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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 2,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $236

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,274
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