Asus X99-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% 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 Drive94.7% 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.
MotherboardAsus X99-A  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170810
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 31 '18 at 19:08
Run Duration288 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
78.6% Very good
SC Int 98.2
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 99.1
79% 99.2 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 385
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 731
MC Float 785
MC Mixed 768
114% 761 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 338
Reflection 304
Parallax 372
108% 338 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 314
Splatting 195
104% 238 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 400
Mixed 410
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 39.1
143% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 36.2
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 96.9
85% 121 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 136%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$115
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 132
Write 109
Mixed 114
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.15
82% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 99%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$115
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 105
Write 124
Mixed 123
89% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.27
85% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 99%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$115
944GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 154
Write 135
Mixed 130
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.19
95% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 99%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$197
868GB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 128
Write 114
Mixed 137
96% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 3.22
4K Mixed 0.34
127% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 115%
WD Red Pro 4TB (2014)-$229
91GB free
Firmware: 81.00A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 159
Write 151
Mixed 130
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.23
93% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89%
Great: 100%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
2TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
38.2% Below average
Read 108
Write 89.9
Mixed 43.4
95% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.26
42% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 63%
TS-RDF5 SD Transcend 32GB
19GB free, PID 4000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
20.2% Poor
Read 87.2
Write 18.6
Mixed 25.5
43% 43.8 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 0.72
4K Mixed 0.93
76% 2.32 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 20.2%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$181
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 35.2
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 19.5
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 118%
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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 2,521 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $236

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,096
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Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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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