Asus X99-A

Performance Results

Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 62%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 86.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive169% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
MotherboardAsus X99-A  (all builds)
Memory18.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170810
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateJan 27 '18 at 00:16
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-5820K-$210
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Memory 88.6
1-Core 128
2-Core 256
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 767
77% 611 Pts
64-Core 974
65% 974 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Nvidia(10DE 1151) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.5% Very good
Lighting 91.3
Reflection 94.9
Parallax 98.4
74% 94.9 fps
MRender 78.2
Gravity 86.6
Splatting 78.8
69% 81.2 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
296GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 929
Write 940
Mixed 872
204% 914 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 216
4K Mixed 34.4
222% 97.6 MB/s
DQ Read 44.3
DQ Write 392
DQ Mixed 33.1
80% 156 MB/s
Poor: 113%
This bench: 169%
Great: 379%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 750GB
396GB free
Firmware: JB2OA3J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
30.5% Below average
Read 86.8
Write 19.7
Mixed 32.2
34% 46.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.11
40% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 6x4GB
6 of 8 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
88.6% Excellent
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 32.3
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 20.8
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 89%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99-A Builds (Compare 2,800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 48%
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $994
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