Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 138%
Desktop 122%
Workstation 119%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 124%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics169% 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 Drive165% 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.
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:30
Run Duration77 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-8700K-$330
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
124% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 154
123% 153 Pts
QC Int 600
QC Float 624
QC Mixed 611
139% 612 Pts
MC Int 1,148
MC Float 1,291
MC Mixed 1,230
183% 1,223 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 124%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
EVGA(3842 6797) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 575
Reflection 512
Parallax 577
178% 555 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 548
Splatting 288
162% 366 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 169%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$229
213GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
165% Outstanding
Read 2,921
Write 361
Mixed 610
277% 1,298 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 2.61
97% 21.8 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 165%
Great: 278%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 4000 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 28.2
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.2
SC Write 43.5
SC Mixed 33.3
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 105%
Great: 120%
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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 (WI-FI AC) Builds (Compare 2,060 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 132%
Desktop 140%
Workstation 126%

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $294

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,883
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