Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
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 125%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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 Drive88% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 12 '18 at 02:51
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 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-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
125% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 156
125% 157 Pts
QC Int 585
QC Float 631
QC Mixed 623
139% 613 Pts
MC Int 1083
MC Float 1,315
MC Mixed 1,173
178% 1,190 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 125%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 549
Reflection 526
Parallax 647
181% 574 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 534
Splatting 298
162% 366 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 170%
Great: 175%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 2TB-$387
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 525
Write 393
Mixed 417
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 24
127% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 36.7
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 81.6
76% 111 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 42.7
MC Write 47
MC Mixed 30.6
115% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 24.6
SC Write 51.3
SC Mixed 36.1
107% 37.3 GB/s
Latency 43.5
92% 43.5 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 115%
Great: 122%
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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 5,407 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,605
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