Asus X99-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics125% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus X99-A  (all builds)
Memory20.8 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141016
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 18 '19 at 14:49
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-5820K-$270
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
87.8% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 257
91% 193 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 793
81% 641 Pts
64-Core 998
67% 998 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 523
Reflection 414
Parallax 502
137% 480 fps
MRender 388
Gravity 434
Splatting 251
125% 358 fps
Poor: 112%
This bench: 125%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
407GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2295 1274 1276 1278 1270 1270 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
304% Outstanding
Read 2,402
Write 2,335
Mixed 1,711
SusWrite 1,444
443% 1,973 MB/s
4K Read 59.7
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 83.7
272% 94.4 MB/s
DQ Read 952
DQ Write 631
DQ Mixed 871
629% 818 MB/s
Poor: 219%
This bench: 304%
Great: 361%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 71 77 63 66 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
53% Above average
Read 112
Write 80.3
Mixed 84
SusWrite 72
65% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 53%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 6x4GB
6 of 8 slots used
24GB DIMM clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 36.3
109% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 22.1
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 82%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,187
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