Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 141%
Desktop 136%
Workstation 129%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 131%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics167% 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 Drive205% 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.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170911
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 23:05
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
131% Outstanding
SC Int 158
SC Float 163
SC Mixed 161
129% 161 Pts
QC Int 633
QC Float 657
QC Mixed 643
146% 644 Pts
MC Int 1,205
MC Float 1371
MC Mixed 1,306
194% 1,294 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 131%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
167% Outstanding
Lighting 552
Reflection 532
Parallax 574
173% 553 fps
MRender 278
Gravity 530
Splatting 300
163% 369 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 167%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$275
774GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 2,072
Write 1,364
Mixed 1,287
348% 1,575 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 25.6
116% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 37.4
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 25
40% 72.1 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 205%
Great: 291%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
412GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 1,897
Write 1,342
Mixed 1,276
333% 1,505 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 29.1
115% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 615
DQ Write 464
DQ Mixed 236
259% 438 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 217%
Great: 256%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMR16GX4M2F4000C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2747 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 22
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 26.8
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 113%
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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 6,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 128%
Desktop 128%
Workstation 116%

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $296

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,702
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