Asus PRIME X299-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics99.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME X299-A  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180803
Uptime14.1 Days
Run DateOct 28 '19 at 22:29
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7800X-$440
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
70.3% Very good
1-Core 100
2-Core 216
73% 158 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 714
69% 555 Pts
64-Core 881
59% 881 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Lighting 388
Reflection 360
Parallax 366
102% 371 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 381
Splatting 232
100% 271 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,967
Write 1,658
Mixed 1328
367% 1,651 MB/s
4K Read 53.7
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 73.9
252% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,212
DQ Write 908
DQ Mixed 1,038
782% 1,053 MB/s
Poor: 193% Great: 320%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
446GB free
Firmware: 03.01A03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 134 134 135 135 134 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 152
Write 120
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 134
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSCK.8FBD 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
45.2% Average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 12.7
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 8.9
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 92.9
43% 92.9 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 93%
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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 2,883 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,423
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