Asrock X99 Taichi

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics119% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock X99 Taichi  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160804
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 19 '18 at 05:27
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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 i7-6850K-$440
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
SC Int 105
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 113
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 413
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 777
MC Float 910
MC Mixed 786
123% 824 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$498
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 366
Reflection 354
Parallax 364
113% 362 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 380
Splatting 241
124% 285 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 119%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 414 403 404 219 201 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 451
Write 409
Mixed 398
SusWrite 341
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 44.6
154% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 272
225% 323 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 124%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$123
418GB free
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1091 776 747 791 786 805 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 1,784
Write 1,849
Mixed 1,573
SusWrite 832
339% 1,510 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 60.5
219% 84.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,038
DQ Write 910
DQ Mixed 972
729% 973 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 233%
Great: 279%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.2% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 19.1
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 96.2
42% 96.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99 Taichi Builds (Compare 1,077 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asrock X99 Taichi

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,246
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