Asus P9X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics62.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.5% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140506
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 30 '17 at 21:31
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 3.7 GHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
63% Good
SC Int 91
SC Float 95.1
SC Mixed 96
75% 94 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 301
QC Mixed 299
68% 299 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 438
66% 439 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 347.52
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
62.6% Good
Lighting 186
Reflection 178
Parallax 197
59% 187 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 177
Splatting 122
65% 151 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$301
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 352
Mixed 355
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 29
143% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 97.4
127% 233 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$75
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 154
Write 149
Mixed 147
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.31
98% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 114%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$92
755GB free
Firmware: 1AJ1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 119
Write 161
Mixed 124
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 3.08
4K Mixed 0.51
144% 1.44 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
67.1% Good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 25.7
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 12.3
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 77%
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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 2,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,170
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