Asus P9X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 26.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics31.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive45.2% 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  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 15 '18 at 09:58
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User BIH-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3930K-$495
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.7 GHz (avg)
Relative performance (0th percentile)
26.8% Poor
Memory 40.9
1-Core 44.6
2-Core 69.6
32% 51.7 Pts
4-Core 76.4
8-Core 69.4
10% 72.9 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 26.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$340
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.9.3
Relative performance (0th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Lighting 33
Reflection 23.4
Parallax 94.7
9% 50.4 fps
MRender 46.4
Gravity 130
Splatting 107
32% 94.4 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 50%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7TE256HMHP-000H1 256GB
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT09H0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 208 160 166 106 127 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
45.2% Average
Read 444
Write 252
Mixed 185
SusWrite 160
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 22.6
4K Mixed 16.2
49% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 54
DQ Write 41
DQ Mixed 68.6
46% 54.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
28.5% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 14.6
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 3.9
SC Mixed 4.4
17% 6.07 GB/s
Latency 198
20% 198 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 64%
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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 5,132 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,019
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