Asus P9X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 98.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive76.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 P9X79  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:56
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i7-3960X
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 475
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 485
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 916
MC Float 934
MC Mixed 933
139% 927 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
63GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 414
Mixed 422
100% 452 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 73.2
4K Mixed 38.8
152% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 41.4
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 79.5
69% 97.5 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 97%
Great: 123%
Adata Premier SP550 120GB-$40
46GB free
Firmware: O1230C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48.8% Average
Read 254
Write 140
Mixed 141
39% 178 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 18.2
81% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 49.4
59% 104 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 93%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 501
Write 353
Mixed 341
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 18.8
112% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 41.2
DQ Write 65.8
DQ Mixed 18.5
24% 41.8 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 149
Mixed 153
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.34
96% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G3D1869DE1TX0 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
70.8% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 22.9
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 14.7
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 71%
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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 2,178 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,007
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