Asus PRIME X299-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 123%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive89.9% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME X299-A  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180307
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 02:23
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-7820X-$470
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
123% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 148
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 571
QC Float 590
QC Mixed 588
132% 583 Pts
MC Int 1,410
MC Float 1,599
MC Mixed 1,490
224% 1,500 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 123%
Great: 121%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1586 MHz, MLim: 1955 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 591
Reflection 320
Parallax 404
162% 438 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 310
Splatting 222
108% 250 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 131%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 513
Write 355
Mixed 358
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 61.1
4K Mixed 24.5
125% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 79.1
104% 189 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 125%
OCZ AGILITY3 60GB
15GB free
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 184
Write 63.4
Mixed 97.1
25% 115 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 61.8
4K Mixed 12.7
86% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 77.3
DQ Write 65.1
DQ Mixed 23.3
31% 55.2 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 50%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
6GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 124%
WD My Passport 500GB
11GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
28.3% Poor
Read 57.7
Write 65.6
Mixed 54.8
77% 59.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.18
69% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3400 C16 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 63
MC Mixed 32.1
121% 42.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 10.9
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 107%
Great: 118%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME X299-A Builds (Compare 1,364 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,329
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