Asus X99-A II

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 96.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics23.1% 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 Drive244% 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.
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 X99-A II  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 19 '17 at 02:15
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-6800K-$300
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 119
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 475
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 864
MC Float 987
MC Mixed 931
139% 928 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6950-$290
Sapphire(174B E182) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
23.1% Poor
Lighting 59.2
Reflection 60.3
Parallax 80.1
21% 66.5 fps
MRender 43
Gravity 66.6
Splatting 68.6
25% 59.4 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
456GB free
Firmware: CXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,124
Write 1,692
Mixed 1,823
418% 1,880 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 28.2
177% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 41.7
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 28.4
40% 69.3 MB/s
Poor: 208%
This bench: 244%
Great: 321%
JetFlash Transcend 32GB
12GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
6.86% Terrible
Read 22.7
Write 9.13
Mixed 9.44
15% 13.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.59
4K Write 0.008
4K Mixed 0.01
25% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.86%
Great: 30%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X4GF2666C16K4 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2666 MHz clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 43.7
MC Write 51.5
MC Mixed 40.7
129% 45.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 22.1
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 117%
Great: 117%
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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 II Builds (Compare 2,100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus X99-A II - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,164
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