Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 124%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 122%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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 Drive247% 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:35
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
122% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 156
123% 153 Pts
QC Int 586
QC Float 618
QC Mixed 600
136% 601 Pts
MC Int 1,065
MC Float 1,332
MC Mixed 1,170
177% 1,189 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 122%
Great: 127%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$79
EVGA(3842 6698) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2176 MHz, MLim: 2867 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 15.4
Reflection 310
Parallax 657
77% 327 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 564
Splatting 290
167% 375 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 128%
Great: 179%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$265
440GB free
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 2,134
Write 1,788
Mixed 1,633
412% 1,852 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 38.2
157% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 45.9
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 130
95% 119 MB/s
Poor: 180%
This bench: 247%
Great: 321%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4133 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 26.9
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 32
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 120%
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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 3,664 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 155% - Outstanding Total price: $1,076
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HDDRAMUSB
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