Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 120%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics60.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive266% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170911
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 23:32
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
120% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 148
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 576
QC Float 603
QC Mixed 590
134% 590 Pts
MC Int 1,107
MC Float 1,254
MC Mixed 1197
177% 1,186 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 120%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (163 fps cap detected)
60.8% Good
Lighting 164
Reflection 164
Parallax 163
51% 164 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 163
Splatting 163
68% 163 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$1,235
168GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
266% Outstanding
Read 2,168
Write 1,717
Mixed 1,718
415% 1,868 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 41
153% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 631
DQ Write 591
DQ Mixed 305
313% 509 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 266%
Great: 319%
Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate USB 3.0 16GB-$44
12GB free, PID 1656
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
29.8% Poor
Read 121
Write 43.6
Mixed 43.1
73% 69.2 MB/s
4K Read 7.36
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.54
57% 2.75 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 29.8%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.2% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 22.4
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 24.5
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 165%
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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 1,660 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 117% - Outstanding Total price: $1,677
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