Asrock X299 Professional Gaming i9 XE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 128%
Desktop 153%
Workstation 152%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 122%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive305% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsrock X299 Professional Gaming i9 XE  (all builds)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180226
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 12:33
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i9-7900X-$904
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
122% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 541
QC Float 564
QC Mixed 551
125% 552 Pts
MC Int 1,703
MC Float 1,959
MC Mixed 1,846
274% 1,836 Pts
Poor: 101%
This bench: 122%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2753 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 428
Reflection 373
Parallax 424
132% 408 fps
MRender 267
Gravity 400
Splatting 272
136% 313 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 900P Optane NVMe PCIe 480GB-$500
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E2010325 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 2,231
Write 1,960
Mixed 2,320
485% 2,170 MB/s
4K Read 99.4
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 60.8
262% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 392
DQ Mixed 197
200% 322 MB/s
Poor: 285%
This bench: 305%
Great: 498%
WD easystore 25FA 4TB
1.5TB free, PID 25fa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 104
Write 99
Mixed 29.8
92% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.17
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.08
46% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 61.5
MC Mixed 36.8
128% 44.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 11
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 111%
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 X299 Professional Gaming i9 XE Builds (Compare 174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 132%
Desktop 144%
Workstation 151%

Motherboard: Asrock X299 Professional Gaming i9 XE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 122% - Outstanding Total price: $1,977
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