Asus P9X79 PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics111% 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 Drive66.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus P9X79 PRO  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140725
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 21:28
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 14%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$463
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Memory 82.1
1-Core 65.5
2-Core 144
60% 97.3 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 720
72% 572 Pts
64-Core 895
60% 895 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Gigabyte(1458 377E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 134
Reflection 149
Parallax 135
108% 139 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 148
Splatting 124
115% 130 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 111%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 238 236 235 235 234 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
66.1% Good
Read 253
Write 240
Mixed 239
SusWrite 237
55% 242 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 31.7
105% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 197
149% 199 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 129%
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$106
834GB free
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1525 831 835 839 837 842 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 1,555
Write 1,809
Mixed 1,423
SusWrite 951
323% 1,435 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 44.9
157% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 766
DQ Write 498
DQ Mixed 719
513% 661 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 197%
Great: 272%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$63
28GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 125 153 134 151 145 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 160
Write 53.3
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 145
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 115%
USB SanDisk 3.2Gen1 64GB
32GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 18 18 18 18 18 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
14.5% Very poor
Read 25.6
Write 17
Mixed 20.4
SusWrite 18.1
26% 20.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.4
128% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 14.5%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 34.9
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 9.5
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 76%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 PRO Builds (Compare 2,051 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 PRO - $374

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,104
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