Asus X99-A II

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
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 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 82%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics93.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus X99-A II  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime5.7 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 04:31
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 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 i7-6800K-$400
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
82% Excellent
SC Int 98.1
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 111
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 391
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 715
MC Float 850
MC Mixed 779
117% 781 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 82%
Great: 105%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Lighting 290
Reflection 264
Parallax 298
91% 284 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 271
Splatting 198
95% 222 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 110%
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
EVGA(3842 3966) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
40.6% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 112
Parallax 124
42% 125 fps
MRender 75.2
Gravity 119
Splatting 81.9
40% 92.1 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
608GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 109
Write 78.9
Mixed 85.4
68% 91 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.55
116% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 68%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$95
446GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 143
Write 134
Mixed 114
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.85
4K Mixed 0.19
95% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
373GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 157
Mixed 136
118% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.26
108% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 97%
Great: 107%
Hitachi HTS547564A9E384 640GB
710GB free
Firmware: JEDOA50A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
39% Below average
Read 64.2
Write 71.7
Mixed 71
52% 69 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.15
55% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 39%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 43.1
MC Mixed 32.1
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 18.8
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 125%
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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 II Builds (Compare 2,889 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus X99-A II - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,155
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