Asus P9X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 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 59.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.24% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130829
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '19 at 16:52
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3930K-$495
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 0 GHz, turbo 0 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
59.2% Above average
1-Core 84.6
2-Core 168
60% 126 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 493
53% 414 Pts
64-Core 636
43% 636 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 210
MSI(1462 8094) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.74
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
1.24% Terrible
Lighting 3.8
Reflection 6.5
Parallax 1.6
1% 3.97 fps
MRender 4.6
Gravity 2.6
Splatting 3.6
2% 3.6 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.24%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$40
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CR100-11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 39 29 63 50 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
21.6% Poor
Read 27.6
Write 48.8
Mixed 9.8
SusWrite 47.6
24% 33.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
122% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 21.6%
Great: 45%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$5
11GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.3 10 10 12 12 12 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
29.4% Poor
Read 116
Write 11.2
Mixed 10.2
SusWrite 10.2
32% 37 MB/s
4K Read 5.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 3.7
246% 4.1 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 35%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT51264BA160BJ.C8 CT51264BA160BJ.C8 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.4% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 15.1
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 10.3
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 Builds (Compare 3,656 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,304
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