Asus P9X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 74.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive49.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20111222
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 10 '17 at 21:52
Run Duration246 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-3820-$390
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
74.4% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 369
QC Mixed 368
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 529
MC Mixed 535
79% 527 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
Asus(1043 849E) 3GB
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 355.82
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
68.1% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 170
Parallax 283
73% 221 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 172
Splatting 113
64% 149 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ocz-agil OCZ-AGILITY3 240GB
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 194
Write 139
Mixed 110
33% 148 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 14.5
92% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 42
61% 114 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 58%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$70
2TB free
Firmware: CC52 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 147
Write 141
Mixed 144
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.19
66% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
810GB free
Firmware: CC4C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 181
Mixed 155
130% 174 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.4
117% 1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Generic Ultra HS-SD/MMC 32GB
20GB free, PID 4063
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
6.22% Terrible
Read 19.1
Write 12.4
Mixed 13.5
18% 15 MB/s
4K Read 3.01
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.02
12% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.22%
Great: 16%
WD 20EADS External 2TB
7GB free, PID 1003
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Read 39.7
Write 41.6
Mixed 34.6
50% 38.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.12
43% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
51.7% Above average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 16.7
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 12.2
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 Builds (Compare 3,524 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,322
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