Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 116%
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics85.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive238% 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.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170823
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '17 at 00:09
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i5-8400-$179
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
SC Int 116
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 487
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 765
MC Mixed 740
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$450
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Lighting 246
Reflection 150
Parallax 367
90% 254 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 272
Splatting 174
83% 190 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
928GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 2,870
Write 1,143
Mixed 1,448
398% 1,820 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 23.4
141% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 403
DQ Mixed 22.4
87% 184 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 238%
Great: 377%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3690 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 47.3
MC Write 49.4
MC Mixed 33.2
124% 43.3 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 41.3
SC Mixed 32
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 45.8
87% 45.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 119%
Great: 118%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG MAXIMUS X HERO Builds (Compare 1,732 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 129%
Desktop 128%
Workstation 118%

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $255

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,694
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