Asus P9X79 PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics20.5% 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 Drive45.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus P9X79 PRO  (all builds)
Memory18.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111222
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 06 '19 at 06:20
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3930K-$530
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
71% Very good
Memory 88.3
1-Core 86
2-Core 162
69% 112 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 526
51% 408 Pts
64-Core 664
45% 664 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 71%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
MSI(1462 2872) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
20.5% Poor
Lighting 25.1
Reflection 24
Parallax 34.3
21% 27.8 fps
MRender 33.6
Gravity 29.1
Splatting 25.2
20% 29.3 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$54
232GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 104 106 104 104 104 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 322
Write 156
Mixed 171
SusWrite 104
42% 188 MB/s
4K Read 14.7
4K Write 33.2
4K Mixed 18
63% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 142
108% 147 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 129%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 75 76 76 75 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 94
Write 85.5
Mixed 72
SusWrite 75.2
60% 81.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$100
240GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 100 105 100 101 110 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 98
Write 96.8
Mixed 66.3
SusWrite 102
67% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
126% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 76%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
353GB free
Firmware: CC4C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 179 186 179 187 182 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 56% Great: 114%
SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 128GB-$29
96GB free, PID 558b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 139 141 140 141 141 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 182
Write 138
Mixed 95.5
SusWrite 140
180% 139 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.6
138% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 8x4GB
8 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 33.9
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 11.6
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 99%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 PRO Builds (Compare 1,491 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 PRO - $374

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,081
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