Asus X99-A

Performance Results

Gaming 20%
Desktop 62%
Workstation 47%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics11.1% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive67.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus X99-A  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140915
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 02 '18 at 21:55
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-5930K-$329
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
73.3% Very good
1-Core 109
2-Core 212
76% 161 Pts
4-Core 406
8-Core 600
65% 503 Pts
64-Core 805
54% 805 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD FirePro V7900 (FireGL V)
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
11.1% Very poor
Lighting 37.2
Reflection 50.7
Parallax 57.2
10% 48.4 fps
MRender 39.3
Gravity 37.6
Splatting 55.8
11% 44.2 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 11.1%
Great: 15%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow KC300 480GB-$85
420GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 507KC4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 253 248 234 233 237 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 432
Write 234
Mixed 282
SusWrite 242
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 24.5
4K Mixed 26.9
90% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 88.8
DQ Mixed 116
97% 145 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 34.9
107% 37.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 21
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 102%
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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 4,762 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 52%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $1,155
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