Asus P9X79 PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 73.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics98% 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 Drive40.7% 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.
MotherboardAsus P9X79 PRO  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140725
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '17 at 22:24
Run Duration244 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i7-3930K-$600
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
73.4% Very good
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 94.5
SC Mixed 86.8
74% 92.6 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 370
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 684
MC Float 708
MC Mixed 711
105% 701 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
98% Outstanding
Lighting 308
Reflection 264
Parallax 316
96% 296 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 288
Splatting 206
99% 230 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS13 11 240GB SSD
165GB free
Firmware: CS13 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 321
Write 162
Mixed 223
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 28.1
4K Mixed 10.4
57% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.3
DQ Write 32.6
DQ Mixed 10.2
12% 21.4 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 91%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$125
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 59% Great: 99%
TREK TDMINIG4 2GB
2GB free, PID 1208
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
6.33% Terrible
Read 19.2
Write 8.07
Mixed 10.4
14% 12.6 MB/s
4K Read 7.33
4K Write 0.02
4K Mixed 0.01
28% 2.45 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.33%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1866 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
56.6% Above average
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 18.5
58% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 12.1
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 69%
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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 1,938 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asus P9X79 PRO - $317

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,169
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