Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 119%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive257% 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).
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:27
Run Duration55 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
119% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 147
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 580
QC Float 599
QC Mixed 584
133% 588 Pts
MC Int 1,113
MC Float 1,262
MC Mixed 1,200
178% 1,192 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 119%
Great: 124%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$278
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
257% Outstanding
Read 2,508
Write 1,351
Mixed 1,643
405% 1,834 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 55.4
203% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 42.5
DQ Write 486
DQ Mixed 26.6
91% 185 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 257%
Great: 241%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE16G4D32AEEA.K16FB 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.9% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.7
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 13.2
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 58%
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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 5,570 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) - $264

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,633
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