Asus PRIME X299-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 147%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 Drive306% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME X299-A  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171229
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 21:14
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-7740X-$349
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 518
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 681
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 749
111% 744 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 462
Reflection 409
Parallax 465
143% 445 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 432
Splatting 261
138% 314 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 140%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$360
278GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
306% Outstanding
Read 2,451
Write 1,868
Mixed 1,937
463% 2,085 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 70.4
252% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 148
166% 281 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 306%
Great: 357%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4400 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.4% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 20.1
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 24.3
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 113%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME X299-A Builds (Compare 1,774 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,420
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