Asus X99-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics126% 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 Drive190% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus X99-A  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:08
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i7-5820K-$391
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
SC Int 113
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 114
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 461
105% 464 Pts
MC Int 863
MC Float 922
MC Mixed 910
134% 898 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 402
Reflection 369
Parallax 390
123% 387 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 393
Splatting 250
128% 294 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 126%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$200
334GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 84% Great: 133%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
190% Outstanding
Read 1,954
Write 1,221
Mixed 1,263
327% 1,479 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 18.4
120% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 31.8
DQ Write 70.6
DQ Mixed 110
67% 70.9 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 190%
Great: 235%
Samsung MZNTY256HDHP-000L7 256GB
24GB free
Firmware: MAT23L6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 491
Mixed 505
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 33.8
117% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 16.4
80% 179 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 110%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
192% Outstanding
Read 417
Write 250
Mixed 225
222% 298 MB/s
4K Read 3.17
4K Write 4.36
4K Mixed 0.6
279% 2.71 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 192%
Great: 219%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C13 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 37.2
113% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 22
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99-A Builds (Compare 2,551 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $236

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,148
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