Intel X79M-S

Performance Results

Gaming 46%
Desktop 61%
Workstation 61%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 62.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics45% 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 Drive85.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardIntel X79M-S  (all builds)
Memory60.2 GB free of 64 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190618
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 16 '20 at 21:09
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Xeon E5-2689 0
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
62.6% Good
1-Core 91.6
2-Core 175
63% 133 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 694
64% 523 Pts
64-Core 890
60% 890 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$340
PowerColor(148C 2358) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1010 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.1.2
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
45% Average
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 148
Parallax 235
0% 128 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 172
Splatting 174
47% 157 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 45%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZFLV128HCGR-000MV 128GB
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 151 151 151 151 151 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 658
Write 156
Mixed 196
SusWrite 151
63% 290 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 26.4
113% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 556
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 234
204% 315 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 105%
Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 111 115 116 111 117 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
67% Good
Read 120
Write 103
Mixed 54.4
SusWrite 114
71% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 67%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 72KSZS2G72PZ- 4x16GB
4 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.8% Average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 16.5
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 11
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X79M-S Builds (Compare 47 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Intel X79M-S

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $221
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