Asus P9X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics27% 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 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
7 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140506
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 14 '19 at 14:38
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3820-$390
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
52.9% Above average
1-Core 60.2
2-Core 186
54% 123 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 492
50% 395 Pts
64-Core 498
34% 498 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
Sapphire(174B E241) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
27% Poor
Lighting 105
Reflection 83.2
Parallax 144
29% 111 fps
MRender 59.1
Gravity 88.9
Splatting 84.1
24% 77.4 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 27%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 256GB
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 80 36 63 64 17 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 243
Write 185
Mixed 163
SusWrite 58.1
121% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 3.8
465% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 53%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
79GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 82 82 82 82 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 139
Write 99.8
Mixed 73.1
SusWrite 84.6
73% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 115%
Hitachi HDS721032CLA362 320GB-$150
42GB free
Firmware: JPFOA39C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 53 49 48 51 53 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
32.4% Below average
Read 62.9
Write 59.2
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 49.9
38% 51.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 52%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB-$50
44GB free
Firmware: SD15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 53 54 52 53 54 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
30.2% Below average
Read 51.9
Write 9
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 53.2
25% 34.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 59%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 8GB
3GB free, PID 1f00
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.1 7.9 8.1 8.6 8 8.6 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
5.71% Terrible
Read 17.4
Write 3
Mixed 1.7
SusWrite 8
8% 7.53 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
23% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.71%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 28.8
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 6.6
23% 8.1 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 89%
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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 3,939 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 84%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 47%
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Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,291
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