Asus WS X299 SAGE

Performance Results

Gaming 17%
Desktop 103%
Workstation 111%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics7.31% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive229% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsus WS X299 SAGE  (all builds)
Memory61 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20191003
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 15:55
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-7940X-$1,249
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
85.9% Excellent
1-Core 122
2-Core 243
86% 183 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 956
89% 724 Pts
64-Core 2,223
149% 2,223 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7750
Sapphire(174B E228) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver.
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
7.31% Terrible
Lighting 26.3
Reflection 28.3
Parallax 39.7
7% 31.4 fps
MRender 15
Gravity 28.1
Splatting 21
7% 21.4 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.31%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1420 1127 614 614 613 615 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 1,370
Write 1,244
Mixed 619
SusWrite 834
227% 1,017 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 185
4K Mixed 54.4
227% 92.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,030
DQ Write 1,442
DQ Mixed 873
761% 1,115 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 229%
Great: 258%
Lexar JumpDrive S25 USB 3.0 16GB-$19
11GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 18 18 18 19 19 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
12.3% Very poor
Read 36
Write 15.3
Mixed 1.7
SusWrite 18.5
20% 17.9 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.3
49% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 12.3%
Great: 27%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 8x8GB
8 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
131% Outstanding
MC Read 45.4
MC Write 69.5
MC Mixed 45.4
153% 53.4 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 11.3
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 131%
Great: 186%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical WS X299 SAGE Builds (Compare 343 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 136%
Desktop 135%
Workstation 154%

Motherboard: Asus WS X299 SAGE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $2,488
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