Performance Results

Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 157%
Workstation 123%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics56% 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 Drive341% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180227
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 10:23
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$365
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 148
120% 149 Pts
QC Int 519
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 554
121% 534 Pts
MC Int 970
MC Float 1,186
MC Mixed 1,034
159% 1,063 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 113%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
56% Above average
Lighting 168
Reflection 129
Parallax 141
49% 146 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 174
Splatting 112
61% 141 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 56%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
229GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00 Max speed: Unknown
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
341% Outstanding
Read 2,942
Write 2,626
Mixed 2,658
612% 2,742 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 44
170% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 113
122% 204 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 341%
Great: 321%
Seagate Barracuda Desktop 5TB-$160
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
53.6% Above average
Read 113
Write 72.4
Mixed 46.9
57% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 6.89
4K Mixed 0.46
203% 2.64 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3466 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
99% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 27.7
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 31.7
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 46.5
86% 46.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99%
Great: 114%
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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 FORMULA Builds (Compare 1,572 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 132%
Desktop 142%
Workstation 128%


EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 120% - Outstanding Total price: $1,343
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