Asrock X79 Extreme9

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics52.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive47.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock X79 Extreme9  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120229
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 13 '19 at 15:53
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3930K-$495
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55.5% Above average
1-Core 91.6
2-Core 164
61% 128 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 469
48% 377 Pts
64-Core 606
41% 606 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$400
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Lighting 204
Reflection 181
Parallax 198
54% 194 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 189
Splatting 126
53% 156 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 256GB-$218
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0309
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 86 76 64 79 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 343
Write 84.8
Mixed 112
SusWrite 78.3
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 17.1
83% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 63.3
DQ Mixed 32.1
40% 71.7 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 74%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$400
2TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1989 1934 1891 1913 1634 1545 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
290% Outstanding
Read 2,317
Write 2,006
Mixed 1,589
SusWrite 1,818
434% 1,932 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 56.4
204% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 606
DQ Write 447
DQ Mixed 557
408% 536 MB/s
Poor: 244%
This bench: 290%
Great: 389%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 2133 C9 3x4GB
3 of 8 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
74% Very good
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 26.7
82% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 10.6
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 74%
Great: 100%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X79 Extreme9 Builds (Compare 445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock X79 Extreme9 - $1,200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $2,194
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