Asus X99-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics18.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive50.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 X99-A  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160818
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 01 '17 at 04:41
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-5930K-$579
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
86% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 424
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 821
MC Float 874
MC Mixed 862
128% 853 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6870
PwrHis(1787 200F) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Lighting 67.7
Reflection 40
Parallax 62.9
20% 56.9 fps
MRender 27.2
Gravity 46.8
Splatting 45.7
17% 39.9 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 19%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LS 240GB-$96
139GB free
Firmware: S8FM08.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 499
Write 162
Mixed 293
70% 318 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 33.4
4K Mixed 7.4
50% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 6.84
44% 99 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 4x8GB-$285
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2176 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 44.6
MC Write 44
MC Mixed 42.6
125% 43.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 22.8
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 113%
Great: 113%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99-A Builds (Compare 1,533 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,122
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