Asus P9X79 PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 73.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics46.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive110% 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.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardAsus P9X79 PRO  (all builds)
Memory18 GB free of 20 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140725
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '15 at 09:18
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i7-4820K-$330
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
73.2% Very good
SC Int 88.6
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 100
77% 96.6 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 363
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 550
81% 542 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.300.1025.1001
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
46.7% Average
Lighting 141
Reflection 84.6
Parallax 200
50% 142 fps
MRender 64.9
Gravity 143
Splatting 93.6
44% 101 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 499
Mixed 515
114% 512 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 43.2
138% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 166
175% 289 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$80
49GB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
42.6% Average
Read 93
Write 55.1
Mixed 58.6
52% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.29
80% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 61%
Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 16GB-$15
10GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
Read 28.8
Write 19.1
Mixed 15.4
25% 21.1 MB/s
4K Read 3.92
4K Write 0.38
4K Mixed 0.05
29% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 40%
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Typical P9X79 PRO Builds (Compare 2,012 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 67%
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Workstation 49%

Motherboard: Asus P9X79 PRO - $317

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,034
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