Asus P9X79 WS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 76.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics27.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive50.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus P9X79 WS  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120627
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 08:43
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$460
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
76.2% Very good
Memory 87
1-Core 94.2
2-Core 185
73% 122 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 522
56% 438 Pts
64-Core 670
45% 670 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Asus(1043 847A) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
27.8% Poor
Lighting 30.2
Reflection 31.7
Parallax 42.8
24% 34.9 fps
MRender 41.2
Gravity 39
Splatting 31.8
32% 37.3 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB-$116
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 85 84 78 92 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 386
Write 142
Mixed 192
SusWrite 83.8
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 23.2
82% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 107
81% 109 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
733GB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 87 89 89 90 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 89.7
Write 65.8
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 89.2
58% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
387GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 110 113 112 113 114 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
65.6% Good
Read 116
Write 87.5
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 112
71% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 34.6
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 12.5
SC Mixed 12.7
38% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 WS Builds (Compare 646 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 WS - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,130
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