Asus P9X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics53.3% 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 Drive104% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 P9X79  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:58
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 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 i7-3820-$400
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 389
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 609
MC Mixed 606
90% 598 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.3% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 142
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 406
Mixed 417
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 43.1
161% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 94.5
102% 173 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 104%
Great: 124%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
507GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 101
Write 94.5
Mixed 109
77% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.32
93% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
404GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 171
Mixed 157
127% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.19
77% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
49.1% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 15.4
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 13.1
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 Builds (Compare 2,445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,165
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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