Asus X99-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 87.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics18.4% 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 Drive74.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
MotherboardAsus X99-A  (all builds)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 02 '18 at 04:37
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$558
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
87.7% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 431
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 827
MC Float 883
MC Mixed 866
128% 859 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6870
PwrHis(1787 200F) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
18.4% Very poor
Lighting 67.9
Reflection 40.3
Parallax 63.3
20% 57.2 fps
MRender 27.3
Gravity 46.9
Splatting 45.8
17% 40 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 18.4%
Great: 19%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 480GB
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 400
Write 551
Mixed 523
111% 492 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 49.2
4K Mixed 9.53
65% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 17.7
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 9.23
44% 92.4 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 166%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 4x8GB-$165
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 44.3
MC Write 43.6
MC Mixed 42.7
124% 43.5 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 22.1
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
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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 2,522 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $236

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,096
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