Asus X99-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics124% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus X99-A  (all builds)
Memory21.4 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141016
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 28 '19 at 16:53
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-5820K-$391
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
1-Core 113
2-Core 257
85% 185 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 801
84% 656 Pts
64-Core 1007
68% 1007 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$700
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 527
Reflection 414
Parallax 540
138% 494 fps
MRender 389
Gravity 431
Splatting 243
124% 354 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 124%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$160
383GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1478 1276 1277 1277 1272 1266 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
303% Outstanding
Read 2,459
Write 2,364
Mixed 1,706
SusWrite 1,308
439% 1,959 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 86.4
285% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 990
DQ Write 642
DQ Mixed 876
637% 836 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 303%
Great: 356%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$57
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 95 102 96 123 82 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
55.6% Above average
Read 96.7
Write 73
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 96.8
64% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 6x4GB
6 of 8 slots used
24GB DIMM clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 35.1
108% 38 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 22.4
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 82%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,319
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