Asus P9X79

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics26.9% 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 Drive79.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus P9X79  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131224
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 02 '21 at 18:48
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62.8% Good
Memory 71.5
1-Core 50.4
2-Core 107
48% 76.2 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 522
51% 407 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-Ti-$362
EVGA(3842 3662) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (48th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
26.9% Poor
Lighting 29.4
Reflection 30
Parallax 41.5
24% 33.6 fps
MRender 38.9
Gravity 37.7
Splatting 31.5
30% 36 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 358 356 349 134 127 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 375
Write 306
Mixed 294
SusWrite 272
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 29.8
109% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 216
188% 280 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 129%
CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB
514GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3543 3211 0 2237 3652 3515 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 1.5
Write 2
Mixed 2.5
SusWrite 2693
157% 675 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Mixed 75.6
159% 40.8 MB/s
Poor: 43% Great: 102%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 175 178 173 177 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 178
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 174
101% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
147% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 109%
Seagate ST500LM024-1RS152 500GB
387GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 132 123 106 13 17 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 126
Write 124
Mixed 51.2
SusWrite 83.9
70% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
77.4% Very good
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 28.2
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 12.8
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 97.9
41% 97.9 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P9X79 Builds (Compare 2,729 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
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Motherboard: Asus P9X79 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,170
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