Asus M5A99X EVO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics93.3% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus M5A99X EVO  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130410
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJul 21 '16 at 07:06
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8350-$122
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
53.9% Above average
SC Int 80.3
SC Float 70.1
SC Mixed 69
58% 73.1 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 271
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 463
MC Float 402
MC Mixed 443
66% 436 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$368
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6881
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Lighting 280
Reflection 273
Parallax 318
89% 290 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 276
Splatting 212
101% 227 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Pyro SE 120GB-$120
16GB free
Firmware: 332A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 377
Write 85.7
Mixed 123
42% 195 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 50.7
4K Mixed 6.15
65% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30
DQ Write 66
DQ Mixed 7.39
17% 34.4 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 69%
SanDisk Extreme 120GB-$169
15GB free
Firmware: R211 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 488
Write 125
Mixed 189
58% 267 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 50.6
4K Mixed 15.4
88% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 11.5
48% 108 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 70%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 4TB
728GB free, PID d011
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 134
Write 135
Mixed 106
159% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.27
82% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
46.4% Average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 16.5
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 13.3
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 52%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical M5A99X EVO Builds (Compare 1,309 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $626
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