Asus PRIME X299-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 125%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics180% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive156% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME X299-A  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170906
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateDec 06 '17 at 21:50
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i9-7940X-$1,150
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
125% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 553
QC Float 576
QC Mixed 561
128% 563 Pts
MC Int 2,236
MC Float 2,128
MC Mixed 1,978
318% 2114 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 125%
Great: 133%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 3125 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
180% Outstanding
Lighting 595
Reflection 568
Parallax 612
186% 592 fps
MRender 293
Gravity 578
Splatting 317
175% 396 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 180%
Great: 179%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$395
39GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 1,274
Write 621
Mixed 865
203% 920 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 44.7
209% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 50.5
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 29.9
46% 83 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 156%
Great: 216%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3733 C17 2x16GB
2 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3466 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.2% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 24
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 11.2
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 115%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME X299-A Builds (Compare 1,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,468
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