Asus P9X79 PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 74.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics16.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive46.5% 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.
MotherboardAsus P9X79 PRO  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111222
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMay 13 '21 at 00:02
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3820-$350
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Memory 88.8
1-Core 98.5
2-Core 167
72% 118 Pts
4-Core 326
8-Core 498
53% 412 Pts
64-Core 504
34% 504 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
EVGA(3842 1561) 1GB
CLim: 850 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
16.9% Very poor
Lighting 19.6
Reflection 27
Parallax 18.5
16% 21.7 fps
MRender 28.3
Gravity 21.4
Splatting 18.9
18% 22.9 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 16.9%
Great: 18%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 256GB-$218
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 000F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 41 26 38 50 26 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 463
Write 214
Mixed 264
SusWrite 60.1
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 51.3
4K Mixed 8.4
66% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 23.2
45% 90 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 74%
Seagate ST1000DM005 HD10 1TB
57GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 113 118 134 139 125 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 99.4
Write 105
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 124
71% 97.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
171% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 82%
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
64GB free
Firmware: 1B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 45 45 46 45 46 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
25.9% Poor
Read 44.9
Write 45.7
Mixed 37.7
SusWrite 44.9
32% 43.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 52%
Seagate Desktop 8TB
942GB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 15 16 16 16 16 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
13.1% Very poor
Read 28.8
Write 22.9
Mixed 27.1
SusWrite 15.5
18% 23.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.5
173% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 13.1%
Great: 95%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
767GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 29 29 30 30 30 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
17.4% Very poor
Read 30.3
Write 26.4
Mixed 28.6
SusWrite 29.2
21% 28.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.9
200% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 68%
Seagate Portable 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 16 16 16 16 16 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
13% Very poor
Read 28.8
Write 28.5
Mixed 27
SusWrite 15.5
19% 25 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.5
151% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 13%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 35.4
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 12.8
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 101%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 PRO Builds (Compare 2,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
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Motherboard: Asus P9X79 PRO - $374

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,244
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