Asus P9X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics55.1% 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 Drive90% 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.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130829
Uptime9 Days
Run DateApr 16 '21 at 14:56
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 21%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-6GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 i7-4820K-$216
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
78% Very good
Memory 93.4
1-Core 95.7
2-Core 204
78% 131 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 525
55% 431 Pts
64-Core 483
32% 483 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.1% Above average
Lighting 67.5
Reflection 71.7
Parallax 66.8
55% 68.7 fps
MRender 66.3
Gravity 69.6
Splatting 66
56% 67.3 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 262 261 252 257 257 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
90% Excellent
Read 492
Write 270
Mixed 259
SusWrite 256
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 31.9
132% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 208
188% 287 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 90%
Great: 128%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
74GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 287 288 287 286 284 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 441
Write 407
Mixed 379
SusWrite 300
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 50.7
164% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
272% 365 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 104%
Great: 124%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$100
453GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 132 132 132 129 132 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 115
Write 112
Mixed 80
SusWrite 130
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 85%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$59
590GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 118 118 118 118 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 85.1
Write 85.7
Mixed 72
SusWrite 117
66% 90 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 76%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$4
10GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 15 7.2 7.9 7.2 6.7 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
9.52% Terrible
Read 31.3
Write 23.6
Mixed 9.7
SusWrite 9.1
22% 18.4 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
64% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.52%
Great: 23%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 30.8
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 12.3
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 Builds (Compare 2,453 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,185
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