Asus P9X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '17 at 23:37
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 (54th percentile)
75.9% Very good
SC Int 99.5
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 99.4
80% 99.7 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 370
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 683
MC Float 699
MC Mixed 700
104% 694 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8504) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
70% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 180
Parallax 180
61% 190 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 214
Splatting 151
76% 177 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 70%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$150
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 519
Write 256
Mixed 304
79% 360 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 16.7
93% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 90.5
99% 169 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 31.7
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.8
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 87.3%
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 2,142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,228
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