Asus X99-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 95.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics22.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive238% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus X99-A  (all builds)
Memory59.9 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160504
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 12:56
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i7-6850K-$440
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 109
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 463
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 494
109% 483 Pts
MC Int 847
MC Float 990
MC Mixed 916
137% 918 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (60 fps cap detected)
22.3% Poor
Lighting 59.8
Reflection 59.8
Parallax 59.8
18% 59.8 fps
MRender 59.7
Gravity 59.8
Splatting 59.8
25% 59.8 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$580
283GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1173 1110 1119 1129 1096 1075 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 1,843
Write 1437
Mixed 808
SusWrite 1117
290% 1,301 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 50.4
200% 77 MB/s
DQ Read 1164
DQ Write 404
DQ Mixed 448
419% 672 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 238%
Great: 278%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$278
112GB free
Firmware: DXM04B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 464 465 474 470 472 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 438
Mixed 340
SusWrite 465
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 34.6
137% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 150
169% 287 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8x8GB
8 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
128% Outstanding
MC Read 47.9
MC Write 56
MC Mixed 47.4
144% 50.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 23.7
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 128%
Great: 129%
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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 2,348 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $236

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,202
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