Asus P9X79 PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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 70.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics80.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive42.3% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus P9X79 PRO  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121225
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 15 '17 at 23:41
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 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-$400
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
70.7% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 314
QC Mixed 340
75% 330 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 502
MC Mixed 497
74% 495 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1555 MHz, MLim: 1852 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Lighting 363
Reflection 184
Parallax 209
95% 252 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 198
Splatting 130
70% 162 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$130
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
42.3% Average
Read 342
Write 127
Mixed 184
48% 218 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 39.1
4K Mixed 15.6
64% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25.2
DQ Write 40.5
DQ Mixed 9.44
14% 25.1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 87%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$130
13GB free
Firmware: 580A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 328
Write 144
Mixed 196
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 14.6
79% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 76.1
81% 137 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 87%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$53
693GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 125
Write 125
Mixed 127
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.17
104% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
72.5% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 24.6
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 12.3
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 72.5%
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 PRO Builds (Compare 2,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 PRO - $317

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,157
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