Asus P9X79 PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics43.5% 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 Drive58.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 P9X79 PRO  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140507
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 00:38
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
72.1% Very good
SC Int 81.5
SC Float 99.8
SC Mixed 86.2
71% 89.2 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 361
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 681
MC Float 707
MC Mixed 711
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 680-$360
Asus(1043 83F0) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
43.5% Average
Lighting 115
Reflection 95.3
Parallax 164
41% 125 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 129
Splatting 78.9
45% 104 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Wildfire 120GB-$91
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 72 65 107 166 81 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 346
Write 124
Mixed 158
SusWrite 96
40% 181 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 56.2
4K Mixed 28.7
94% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 130
120% 188 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 78%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$84
216GB free
Firmware: 1D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 95 94 94 94 95 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 103
Write 100
Mixed 103
SusWrite 94.3
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
202% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600LL Series 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 34.1
MC Mixed 30.5
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 13.2
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 87%
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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 2,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 PRO - $317

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,161
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