Performance Results

Gaming 23%
Desktop 220%
Workstation 168%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 132%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10.3% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive563% 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 APEX  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 06 '19 at 12:32
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th 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-$380
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
132% Outstanding
SC Int 160
SC Float 168
SC Mixed 164
131% 164 Pts
QC Int 637
QC Float 675
QC Mixed 653
148% 655 Pts
MC Int 1,111
MC Float 1,374
MC Mixed 1248
186% 1,244 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 132%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Lighting 25.5
Reflection 32.3
Parallax 27.7
8% 28.5 fps
MRender 27.3
Gravity 23
Splatting 39.2
12% 29.8 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 900P Optane NVMe PCIe 280GB-$255
232GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E2010325 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1981 1891 1792 1820 1793 1840 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
563% Outstanding
Read 2,369
Write 1,979
Mixed 2,158
SusWrite 1,853
470% 2,090 MB/s
4K Read 288
4K Write 257
4K Mixed 269
917% 271 MB/s
DQ Read 1,684
DQ Write 1,496
DQ Mixed 1,573
1,184% 1,584 MB/s
Poor: 333%
This bench: 563%
Great: 556%
WD Black 6TB (2016)-$249
5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 204 213 220 213 205 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 209
Mixed 85.4
SusWrite 212
131% 180 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.9
233% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 122%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4271 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 45.6
MC Write 46.2
MC Mixed 31.9
118% 41.2 GB/s
SC Read 27.6
SC Write 50.8
SC Mixed 39.7
112% 39.4 GB/s
Latency 40.3
99% 40.3 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 119%
Great: 124%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG MAXIMUS X APEX Builds (Compare 654 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 131%
Desktop 144%
Workstation 126%

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 121% - Outstanding Total price: $1,327
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