Asus P9X79 WS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 84.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics46.6% 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 Drive134% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus P9X79 WS  (all builds)
Memory22.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140826
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 07 '21 at 05:33
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3930K-$465
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Memory 96.1
1-Core 110
2-Core 218
84% 141 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 613
65% 506 Pts
64-Core 779
52% 779 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
46.6% Average
Lighting 56.4
Reflection 68.7
Parallax 60
46% 61.7 fps
MRender 65.8
Gravity 58
Splatting 54.9
48% 59.6 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 56%
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 465.89
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
34.5% Below average
Lighting 42.4
Reflection 70.7
Parallax 53.8
34% 55.6 fps
MRender 69.2
Gravity 38
Splatting 55.9
35% 54.4 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 577 587 600 561 579 597 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 1063
Write 810
Mixed 652
SusWrite 583
174% 777 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 35.7
122% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 408
DQ Mixed 373
288% 390 MB/s
Poor: 95%
This bench: 134%
Great: 376%
Hitachi HDS72303 3TB
1TB free
Firmware: A5C0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 126 128 127 124 126 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 72
Write 42.2
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 125
52% 70.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
132% 1 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 93%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$72
32GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 200 201 196 199 202 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 238
Write 158
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 197
206% 163 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 9.3
4K Mixed 7.7
616% 9.03 MB/s
DQ Read 12.4
DQ Write 9.3
DQ Mixed 9.3
679% 10.3 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 46.4
MC Write 47.5
MC Mixed 41.6
129% 45.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 14
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 115%
Great: 85%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 WS Builds (Compare 510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 WS - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,205
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