Asus P9X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 70.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131015
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateSep 28 '17 at 03:22
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i7-4820K-$330
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
70.5% Very good
SC Int 99.4
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 99.1
80% 99.7 Pts
QC Int 341
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 346
78% 343 Pts
MC Int 506
MC Float 506
MC Mixed 514
76% 509 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Lighting 221
Reflection 189
Parallax 227
69% 212 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 200
Splatting 132
71% 164 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda Desktop 5TB-$142
3TB free
Firmware: CC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 38% Great: 81%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$50
715GB free
Firmware: 08.00K08 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 97.5
Write 98
Mixed 90.7
72% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.44
126% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 78%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
665GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
62.4% Good
Read 103
Write 112
Mixed 94.9
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 2.49
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.63
268% 2.74 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
37.4% Below average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 11.6
34% 11.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 10.3
34% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 87%
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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 1,474 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,118
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