Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 80%
Desktop 118%
Workstation 102%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive191% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 08 '18 at 18:12
Run Duration245 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 543
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 550
125% 551 Pts
MC Int 1,019
MC Float 1155
MC Mixed 1,101
163% 1,092 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 113%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 201
Parallax 235
71% 221 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 206
Splatting 167
74% 174 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$304
445GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 1,457
Write 1,251
Mixed 1,449
309% 1,386 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 36.7
174% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 50.1
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 242
145% 150 MB/s
Poor: 194%
This bench: 191%
Great: 320%
HP v125w 2GB
0GB free, PID 3307
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
6.26% Terrible
Read 18.2
Write 5.63
Mixed 8.65
12% 10.8 MB/s
4K Read 9.99
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
38% 3.34 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.26%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 32
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 33.1
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
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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 2,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 132%
Desktop 140%
Workstation 126%

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $279

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,925
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