Asus P9X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 73.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics4.9% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive30% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121102
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 10:24
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$499
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
73.2% Very good
SC Int 91.6
SC Float 92.1
SC Mixed 92
74% 91.9 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 365
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 667
MC Mixed 661
98% 652 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 630
Asus(1043 8400) 2GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
4.9% Terrible
Lighting 14.6
Reflection 14.9
Parallax 13.3
4% 14.3 fps
MRender 13.7
Gravity 14.6
Splatting 8
5% 12.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.9%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB
301GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 16 142 226 28 91 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
30% Below average
Read 436
Write 325
Mixed 226
SusWrite 90.2
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.8
26% 5.87 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 30%
Great: 56%
Seagate ST1000NM0011 1TB
496GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 122 117 117 119 118 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 128
Write 126
Mixed 69
SusWrite 119
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
197% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905474-037.A00LF 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
82% Excellent
MC Read 34
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 28.7
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 12.5
SC Mixed 11.2
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 82%
Great: 60%
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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 2,467 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,273
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