Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 124%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 Drive235% 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 HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171011
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 10 '17 at 22:12
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$415
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 148
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 566
QC Float 591
QC Mixed 564
130% 574 Pts
MC Int 1,100
MC Float 1,234
MC Mixed 1,190
176% 1,175 Pts
Poor: 100%
This bench: 117%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 339
Reflection 313
Parallax 383
110% 345 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 312
Splatting 224
107% 247 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 108%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$440
788GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
235% Outstanding
Read 1,958
Write 1,468
Mixed 1,328
351% 1,585 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 34.7
154% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 489
DQ Write 457
DQ Mixed 206
228% 384 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 235%
Great: 288%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
466GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 409
Mixed 424
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 27.3
152% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 90.1
132% 248 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 105%
Great: 117%
Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB-$245
223GB free
Firmware: M311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 435
Mixed 466
104% 466 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 29.6
133% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 80.7
129% 248 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
WD WD2001FASS-00U0B0 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 01.00101 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 159
Write 120
Mixed 125
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.56
156% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$233
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 29.3
106% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 50.2
SC Mixed 34.2
104% 36.4 GB/s
Latency 46
87% 46 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
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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 342 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $282

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 120% - Outstanding Total price: $1,686
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