Asus PRIME X299-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive201% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
18 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME X299-A  (all builds)
Memory58.4 GB free of 64 GB @ 3 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180521
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 08:09
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 as expected (52nd percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Memory 79.2
1-Core 119
2-Core 239
83% 146 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 716
75% 585 Pts
64-Core 943
63% 943 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1212 334 298 303 289 301 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 1,773
Write 1,386
Mixed 545
SusWrite 456
230% 1,040 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 58.1
201% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 976
DQ Write 817
DQ Mixed 740
597% 845 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 201%
Great: 235%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$110
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 124 121 124 124 126 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 119
Write 117
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 124
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
169% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 101%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$16
18GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 7.5 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
14.6% Very poor
Read 38.2
Write 19.2
Mixed 23.8
SusWrite 8.6
27% 22.4 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.4
133% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 14.6%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x16GB
4 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 61.1
MC Mixed 30.3
113% 39.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 10.8
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 82
49% 82 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 136%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME X299-A Builds (Compare 3,510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,407
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