Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics48.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96% 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)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 07:05
Run Duration396 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 128
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 450
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 892
MC Float 1,021
MC Mixed 1,006
145% 973 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48.7% Average
Lighting 149
Reflection 138
Parallax 141
45% 143 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 139
Splatting 102
51% 119 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 460A 240GB-$177
75GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 490
Mixed 486
111% 496 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 24.6
117% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 16.6
75% 166 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96%
Great: 107%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$109
381GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 131
Write 124
Mixed 127
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.26
109% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 113%
WD My Book 1TB
236GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
17.3% Very poor
Read 37.2
Write 36.6
Mixed 14.9
36% 29.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.34
56% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 17.3%
Great: 21%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 4GB
0GB free, PID 1607
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
4.8% Terrible
Read 16.6
Write 5.82
Mixed 1.21
7% 7.88 MB/s
4K Read 4.54
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
18% 1.52 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.8%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$210
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65.1% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 19.9
66% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 18
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 108%
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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 3,144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $257

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,812
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