Asus PRIME X299-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 82.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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
16 months ago, 16 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME X299-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180521
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 21:43
Run Duration75 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 1660 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Memory 80.5
1-Core 128
2-Core 252
87% 154 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 757
77% 608 Pts
64-Core 1,020
68% 1,020 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$210
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
64.4% Good
Lighting 296
Reflection 226
Parallax 266
78% 262 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 239
Splatting 172
64% 186 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 66%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$120
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,906
Write 2190
Mixed 1341
405% 1,812 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 75.8
275% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,357
DQ Write 1,103
DQ Mixed 1,206
910% 1,222 MB/s
Poor: 163% Great: 273%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$69
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
51.8% Above average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 14.3
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 10.8
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 79.7
50% 79.7 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 104%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 97%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,414
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