Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics22.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive239% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:40
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 146
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 598
QC Mixed 580
131% 577 Pts
MC Int 1113
MC Float 1272
MC Mixed 1,206
179% 1,197 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 118%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$680
EVGA(3842 6796) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (59 fps cap detected)
22.1% Poor
Lighting 59.7
Reflection 59.7
Parallax 59.3
18% 59.6 fps
MRender 58.5
Gravity 59.6
Splatting 59.3
25% 59.1 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 176%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$180
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1170 1101 617 618 615 616 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 1,275
Write 1,140
Mixed 1,049
SusWrite 790
239% 1,064 MB/s
4K Read 64
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 86
287% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,205
DQ Write 1,063
DQ Mixed 1,126
847% 1,132 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 239%
Great: 316%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 20
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 23.7
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 94%
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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 4,755 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: $1,620
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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