Asus P9X79 PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 49%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 69.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics74.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive57.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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).
MotherboardAsus P9X79 PRO  (all builds)
Memory15.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140507
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 19 '19 at 09:50
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3820-$390
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
69.6% Good
1-Core 119
2-Core 228
82% 173 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 596
63% 492 Pts
64-Core 596
40% 596 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$349
Asus(1043 868F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Lighting 294
Reflection 255
Parallax 294
76% 281 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 265
Splatting 167
73% 228 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 92%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 137 50 46 43 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 359
Write 159
Mixed 208
SusWrite 79.2
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 34.6
112% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 32.1
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 43.4
43% 66.4 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMY16GX3M2A1600C9 CMY16GX3M2A1600C9 CMX8GX3M2B1600C9 CMX8GX3M2B1600C9 24GB
1066, 1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
8192, 8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 29.2
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 17.3
SC Mixed 14.4
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 PRO Builds (Compare 3,599 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 48%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Asus P9X79 PRO - $374

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $1,270
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