Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics111% 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.
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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:06
Run Duration334 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
78.2% Very good
SC Int 142
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 146
117% 147 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 346
80% 353 Pts
MC Int 323
MC Float 401
MC Mixed 331
52% 352 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$485
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2627 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 289
Reflection 291
Parallax 341
95% 307 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 383
Splatting 237
123% 282 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 111%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
19GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 114%
Seagate Expansion 4TB
2TB free
Firmware: 9300
4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 85.4
Write 79.3
Mixed 55
54% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 6.25
4K Mixed 0.34
173% 2.35 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 68%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
838GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 136
Write 115
Mixed 134
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.23
92% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 86%
USB 2.0 Flash Drive 4GB
3GB free, PID 1167
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
6.22% Terrible
Read 21.6
Write 6.74
Mixed 9.06
13% 12.5 MB/s
4K Read 6.73
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.009
26% 2.25 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.22%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Apacer 78.CAGPW.ARC0B 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 33.3
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 29.7
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 30.2
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 104%
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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 3,702 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $261

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,726
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $125
Intel Core i5-8600K $222AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $177SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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