Asus P9X79 PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 86.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics104% 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 Drive73.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140507
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 19:45
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
86.3% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 123
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 386
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 918
MC Float 935
MC Mixed 950
140% 934 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2152 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 321
Reflection 303
Parallax 314
99% 313 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 300
Splatting 234
107% 251 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
Nvidia(10DE 128B) 1GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
4.47% Terrible
Lighting 13.6
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 13.2
4% 12.7 fps
MRender 8.3
Gravity 11.7
Splatting 14.1
5% 11.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.47%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7LN256HCHP-000H1 256GB
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02H0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 495
Write 296
Mixed 352
84% 381 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 18.6
114% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 28.4
DQ Write 85.7
DQ Mixed 80.4
55% 64.9 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 95%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$310
55GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 485
Write 333
Mixed 340
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 59.4
4K Mixed 21.5
109% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 81.3
97% 170 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 32
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 14.5
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 82%
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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 2,242 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
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Motherboard: Asus P9X79 PRO - $317

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,208
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