Performance Results

Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 106%
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
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 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 125%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.3% 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 Drive91.4% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 10:03
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 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 i7-8700K-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
125% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 157
126% 157 Pts
QC Int 586
QC Float 636
QC Mixed 608
138% 610 Pts
MC Int 1144
MC Float 1,336
MC Mixed 1,262
186% 1,247 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 125%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1777 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 179
Parallax 305
82% 243 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 204
Splatting 199
77% 183 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 416
Mixed 421
100% 452 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 27.3
142% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 46.3
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 26.8
34% 57.8 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 124%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$65
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 171
Mixed 163
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.18
97% 1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$100
310GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 185
Mixed 154
131% 175 MB/s
4K Read 1.24
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.34
129% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 42.5
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 30.3
107% 37.6 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 35.3
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 42.3
94% 42.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
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 (WI-FI AC) Builds (Compare 7,161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 127%
Desktop 127%
Workstation 115%

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $434

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,912
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