Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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.
Graphics169% 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 Drive236% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 22:13
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 520
QC Float 576
QC Mixed 555
125% 550 Pts
MC Int 1,024
MC Float 1,239
MC Mixed 1,122
168% 1,128 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 114%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 561
Reflection 507
Parallax 625
181% 564 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 535
Splatting 284
160% 360 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 169%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$142
250GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 730 634 634 634 635 627 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 1,894
Write 1,722
Mixed 670
SusWrite 649
274% 1,234 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 66.2
236% 91.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,071
DQ Write 1,072
DQ Mixed 829
690% 991 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 236%
Great: 255%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$114
195GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 487 482 476 474 474 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 463
Mixed 397
SusWrite 466
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 63.8
214% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 130%
Great: 135%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$120
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 159 163 162 164 163 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 160
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 162
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 108%
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 as expected (55th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 28.1
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 32.8
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 44.3
90% 44.3 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 102%
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 5,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,617
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