Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 149%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive307% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:45
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i7-8086K-$415
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 146
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 572
QC Float 564
QC Mixed 563
128% 566 Pts
MC Int 984
MC Float 1,175
MC Mixed 1,054
160% 1,071 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 114%
Great: 127%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 288
Parallax 306
100% 310 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 293
Splatting 225
103% 241 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$180
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1929 821 587 593 590 592 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
307% Outstanding
Read 2,588
Write 2,042
Mixed 1,188
SusWrite 852
371% 1,668 MB/s
4K Read 65.7
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 92.7
309% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,312
DQ Write 1,172
DQ Mixed 1,217
920% 1,234 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 307%
Great: 317%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$274
918GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 483 485 491 491 491 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 454
Mixed 402
SusWrite 483
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 66.3
224% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 360
265% 348 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 135%
Great: 134%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$285
173GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 491 488 488 491 491 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 443
Mixed 340
SusWrite 488
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 48.4
178% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 173
178% 290 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 121%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$168
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 26.8
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 28.6
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 47.4
84% 47.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 108%
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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 4,774 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $263

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,621
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