Asus P9X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 67%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive49.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory28GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 28GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 28 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140506
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateMay 25 '19 at 04:05
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3820-$226
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
67% Good
Memory 86.2
1-Core 71.8
2-Core 131
61% 96.5 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 354
40% 309 Pts
64-Core 449
30% 449 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 67%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT09B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 70 66 61 66 62 MB/s
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49.4% Average
Read 261
Write 65.8
Mixed 112
SusWrite 68.2
28% 127 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 37.7
4K Mixed 22
80% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 94.7
DQ Mixed 54.9
86% 171 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 83%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
37GB free
Firmware: DXT09B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 63 70 70 57 90 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
55.7% Above average
Read 413
Write 86.5
Mixed 119
SusWrite 72.2
38% 173 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 18.2
87% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 61.8
DQ Mixed 47.6
73% 146 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 74%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$68
194GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 120 119 121 121 122 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
63% Good
Read 98.8
Write 91.3
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 120
69% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
207% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63%
Great: 107%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
260GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 85 85 86 86 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
50% Above average
Read 88.8
Write 89.8
Mixed 64.7
SusWrite 85.2
61% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 50%
Great: 85%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
29GB free
Firmware: 0739
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 28 29 29 29 29 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
17.4% Very poor
Read 31.5
Write 27.3
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 28.6
20% 27.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 101%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
610GB free, PID 3312
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 101 103 104 104 105 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
44.5% Average
Read 116
Write 90.3
Mixed 74.3
SusWrite 102
126% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
87% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 65%
Seagate Expansion Desk 6TB
1TB free, PID 3322
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 121 116 116 116 116 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 55.3
Write 110
Mixed 91.5
SusWrite 117
137% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.6
171% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 67%
Generic STORAGE DEVICE 64GB
12GB free, PID 0732
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 63 62 58 62 63 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Read 84.8
Write 75.5
Mixed 54.3
SusWrite 61.6
91% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.7
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 2.6
222% 3.87 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMP32GX3M4X1600C1 CMP32GX3M4X1600C1 CMP32GX3M4X1600C1 CMP32GX3M4X1600C1 28GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
71.3% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 26.2
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 12.5
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 91%
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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 5,338 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,026
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