Asus X99-A/USB 3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
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 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 73.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics35.3% 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)
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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus X99-A/USB 3.1  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 21 '22 at 18:05
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU5%

 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 i7-5820K-$300
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
73.9% Very good
Memory 79.8
1-Core 92.4
2-Core 155
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 637
63% 502 Pts
64-Core 816
55% 816 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Gigabyte(1458 36C1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 511.23
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
35.3% Below average
Lighting 45.8
Reflection 46.2
Parallax 41.7
37% 44.6 fps
MRender 35.8
Gravity 42.2
Splatting 36.7
33% 38.2 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$170
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,262
Write 1,880
Mixed 1,307
403% 1,816 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 64.9
225% 83.9 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 530
DQ Mixed 619
472% 643 MB/s
Poor: 203% Great: 397%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$71
85GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 133 135 135 135 134 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 101
Write 77.1
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 134
68% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
204GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 147 148 148 148 148 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 149
Mixed 94.5
SusWrite 147
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$90
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 38.5
114% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 20.2
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 81
49% 81 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 103%
Great: 100%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 59: 8R 6G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
59% 25% 59 211 139 60 27.5" 2560 1440 SAM0C4C U28E590
Typical X99-A/USB 3.1 Builds (Compare 2,483 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus X99-A/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $565
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