Asus PRIME X299-A

Performance Results

Gaming 46%
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive76% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME X299-A  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181102
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 11 '19 at 18:11
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7800X-$440
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Memory 79
1-Core 124
2-Core 241
84% 148 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 793
82% 643 Pts
64-Core 973
65% 973 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.7% Above average
Lighting 64.1
Reflection 66.2
Parallax 58.7
53% 63 fps
MRender 70.8
Gravity 61.2
Splatting 53.6
41% 61.9 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 58%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$65
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 173 190 160 167 162 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
76% Very good
Read 336
Write 248
Mixed 277
SusWrite 175
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 33.4
133% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 234
181% 248 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 76%
Great: 81%
WD WD1001FAES-60Z2A0 1TB
320GB free
Firmware: 06.01D06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 94 95 95 95 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 103
Write 100
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 94.3
70% 94.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
173% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$81
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
51.6% Above average
MC Read 17
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 14.5
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 7.6
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 9.1
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 82.5
48% 82.5 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 96%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME X299-A Builds (Compare 809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 109%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 101%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,308
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