Asus P9X79 WS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 81.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics84.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive32.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus P9X79 WS  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180507
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '19 at 20:10
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3960X
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
81.7% Excellent
1-Core 111
2-Core 220
78% 166 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 759
79% 622 Pts
64-Core 933
63% 933 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-64-$370
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.11.2
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Lighting 295
Reflection 238
Parallax 471
78% 334 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 319
Splatting 295
85% 268 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$32
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 107 21 77 37 93 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
32.9% Below average
Read 492
Write 424
Mixed 12.5
SusWrite 106
57% 259 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 0.4
25% 6.97 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
192GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 129 129 131 132 131 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 171
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 130
108% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
247% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 6x2GB
6 of 8 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
79.4% Very good
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 28
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 14.5
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 79%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 WS Builds (Compare 1,096 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 WS - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,280
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $150Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $244Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $200AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $360Nvidia RTX 2060 $324Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $58SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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