Asus P9X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.5% 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 Drive56.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20111222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '17 at 07:30
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User LVA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i7-3820-$280
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
71.1% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 104
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 342
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 509
MC Float 524
MC Mixed 528
78% 520 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 580-$450
Gainward(10B0 0401) 3GB
Ram: 3GB, Driver: 340.52
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
28.5% Poor
Lighting 80.8
Reflection 98.3
Parallax 78.3
25% 85.8 fps
MRender 85
Gravity 66.6
Splatting 75.1
31% 75.6 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB-$116
21GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 417
Write 110
Mixed 149
49% 226 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 15.2
91% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 38.5
56% 105 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 31.7
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 13.1
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 83%
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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 1,245 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,061
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