Asus P9X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 71.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics17.4% 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 Drive104% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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).
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 08 '17 at 15:11
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
71.7% Very good
SC Int 93.2
SC Float 99.7
SC Mixed 92.5
76% 95.1 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 369
QC Mixed 368
81% 357 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 503
MC Mixed 512
74% 497 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7770
Gigabyte(1458 2556) 1GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1125 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
17.4% Very poor
Lighting 50
Reflection 45.5
Parallax 73.2
18% 56.2 fps
MRender 30.2
Gravity 46
Splatting 44
17% 40.1 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 416
Mixed 423
100% 452 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 42.5
155% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 96.5
109% 188 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 104%
Great: 123%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 950GB
885GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 74.3
Write 186
Mixed 71.4
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.08
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.07
34% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 218%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$85
620GB free
Firmware: 1D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 157
Write 114
Mixed 104
93% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.41
115% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C8 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 35.9
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 13.9
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 57.7
69% 57.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 65%
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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 2,600 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,130
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $155SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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