Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 154%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 197%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 170%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 121%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics177% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 20:16
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
121% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 154
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 570
QC Float 630
QC Mixed 589
135% 596 Pts
MC Int 1,088
MC Float 1,310
MC Mixed 1,173
178% 1,190 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 121%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2757 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Lighting 595
Reflection 552
Parallax 600
185% 582 fps
MRender 283
Gravity 573
Splatting 299
171% 385 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 177%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$1,241
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 2,113
Write 572
Mixed 500
229% 1,062 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 60.6
239% 91.7 MB/s
DQ Read 580
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 195
205% 346 MB/s
Poor: 202%
This bench: 211%
Great: 319%
Intel 900P Optane NVMe PCIe 480GB-$600
447GB free
Firmware: E2010325 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
473% Outstanding
Read 2,471
Write 2,113
Mixed 2,333
514% 2,305 MB/s
4K Read 261
4K Write 213
4K Mixed 175
732% 216 MB/s
DQ Read 640
DQ Write 465
DQ Mixed 278
282% 461 MB/s
Poor: 294%
This bench: 473%
Great: 473%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$396
237GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 1,493
Write 492
Mixed 740
198% 908 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 42
194% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 679
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 103
155% 308 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 166%
Great: 219%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$146
21GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 382
Mixed 411
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 49.4
179% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 91.7
DQ Mixed 128
110% 169 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$251
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 27.8
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 39
SC Mixed 31.9
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 48
83% 48 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 117%
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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 1,592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 132%
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: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $1,663
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