Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive205% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170905
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:55
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$400
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
120% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 156
125% 157 Pts
QC Int 616
QC Float 640
QC Mixed 573
138% 610 Pts
MC Int 1,104
MC Float 1,335
MC Mixed 1,197
181% 1,212 Pts
Poor: 100%
This bench: 120%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$240
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 209
Reflection 178
Parallax 277
72% 222 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 197
Splatting 127
67% 154 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$230
423GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 2,126
Write 1,242
Mixed 1,597
366% 1,655 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 23.8
104% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 31.7
DQ Write 543
DQ Mixed 24.2
97% 200 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 205%
Great: 272%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE16G4D32AEEA.K16FB 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
58.3% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 15.3
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 19.9
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 58.3%
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 323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 121% - Outstanding Total price: $1,671
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