Asus P9X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 76.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics98.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:04
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-3820-$400
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
76.5% Very good
SC Int 119
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 116
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 356
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 587
MC Float 618
MC Mixed 605
90% 603 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Lighting 302
Reflection 295
Parallax 302
93% 300 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 284
Splatting 229
102% 238 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 406
Mixed 396
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 42.9
160% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 96.2
104% 175 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 104%
Great: 122%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$79
507GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 106
Write 108
Mixed 91.4
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.41
98% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 76%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
405GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 159
Mixed 164
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.22
88% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
49.8% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 15.9
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 12.9
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 Builds (Compare 2,287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $858
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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