Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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 Drive109% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 22:16
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$328
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 134
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 523
117% 518 Pts
MC Int 983
MC Float 1,139
MC Mixed 1076
159% 1066 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$469
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 425
Reflection 395
Parallax 416
130% 412 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 402
Splatting 252
130% 298 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 130%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 431
Mixed 451
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 41.4
153% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 162
167% 274 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 109%
Great: 126%
PNY CS1311 240GB-$60
25GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 509
Write 346
Mixed 350
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 61
4K Mixed 10.4
92% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 48
95% 192 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 30.2
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 30
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 105%
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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 5,396 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: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $1,593
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $328Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $87
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $145Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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