Asus PRIME X299-A

Performance Results

Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop 77%
Workstation 104%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive145% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME X299-A  (all builds)
Memory50.9 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180521
Uptime24.1 Days
Run DateSep 21 '19 at 09:11
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-7980XE-$1,559
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
70.1% Very good
1-Core 104
2-Core 194
71% 149 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 740
70% 566 Pts
64-Core 2,538
170% 2,538 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
Asus(1043 8616) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
28.5% Poor
Lighting 109
Reflection 66.9
Parallax 103
29% 92.9 fps
MRender 80
Gravity 102
Splatting 74.2
29% 85.5 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$289
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 550 347 553 553 554 442 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
145% Outstanding
Read 883
Write 554
Mixed 684
SusWrite 500
146% 655 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 49.4
174% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 620
DQ Write 527
DQ Mixed 489
389% 545 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 145%
Great: 282%
WD Purple Surveillance 8TB (2017)-$226
2TB free
Firmware: 0A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 142 140 144 124 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 161
Write 92
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 136
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.3
205% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3466 C19 4x16GB
4 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 53.6
MC Mixed 36.4
121% 42.3 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 9.1
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 87.1
46% 87.1 ns
Poor: 82%
This bench: 104%
Great: 147%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME X299-A Builds (Compare 3,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 112%
Desktop 108%
Workstation 104%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $1,514
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