Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO
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 128%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive251% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 03:11
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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-$330
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
128% Outstanding
SC Int 159
SC Float 166
SC Mixed 162
130% 162 Pts
QC Int 626
QC Float 656
QC Mixed 620
144% 634 Pts
MC Int 1,190
MC Float 1379
MC Mixed 1,312
193% 1,294 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 128%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 2625 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 292
Reflection 292
Parallax 292
90% 292 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 292
Splatting 269
114% 271 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 104%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
182GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
251% Outstanding
Read 2,878
Write 1,263
Mixed 1,432
407% 1,858 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 26.2
190% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 57
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 25.2
42% 76.9 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 251%
Great: 262%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$149
120GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 413
Mixed 420
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 42.9
158% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 118
137% 236 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 41.3
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 29.5
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 25.3
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 34.2
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 42.8
94% 42.8 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
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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 1,666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
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: $1,677
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