Asus X99-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics151% 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 Drive60.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus X99-A  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150930
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 06 '18 at 20:34
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i7-5820K-$335
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
70.5% Very good
SC Int 88.6
SC Float 91.2
SC Mixed 91.8
72% 90.5 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 337
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 716
MC Mixed 724
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
151% Outstanding
Lighting 481
Reflection 486
Parallax 530
154% 499 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 487
Splatting 277
148% 336 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 151%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 120GB-$125
52GB free
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 480
Write 145
Mixed 196
60% 274 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 73.5
4K Mixed 14.5
89% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 47.8
65% 119 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 166
Mixed 160
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.16
58% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 175
Mixed 172
136% 180 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 2.84
4K Mixed 0.37
148% 1.51 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
863GB free, PID a207
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
19.3% Very poor
Read 39.8
Write 38.5
Mixed 15.4
38% 31.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.22
65% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$168
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
60.1% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 19.8
62% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 15.6
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 83.2
48% 83.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 81%
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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 2,295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-A - $236

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,287
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