Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 95.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive84.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160309
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:57
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 473
105% 461 Pts
MC Int 668
MC Float 708
MC Mixed 686
103% 687 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 97%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 508
Write 330
Mixed 388
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 20.1
125% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 29.1
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 39.9
67% 120 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 97%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
444GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 153
Mixed 149
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.31
108% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 108%
WD Elements 1TB
753GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Read 37.6
Write 36.6
Mixed 14.2
36% 29.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.17
60% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
85.4% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 27.4
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 26.4
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VII HERO Builds (Compare 7,893 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $688
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