Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180409
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:01
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 136
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 542
QC Mixed 532
120% 529 Pts
MC Int 957
MC Float 1,113
MC Mixed 1,049
155% 1,040 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 108%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Lighting 319
Reflection 290
Parallax 320
99% 310 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 289
Splatting 182
97% 222 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
MK1200GEYKF 1TB
519GB free
Firmware: 4IWTHPG1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
105% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 487
Mixed 496
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 36.1
136% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 124
138% 234 MB/s
Poor: 105%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Crucial M4 512GB-$281
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 040H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 506
Write 274
Mixed 358
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 10.1
88% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 12.7
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 8.47
23% 45 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$159
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 27.3
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 30.6
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 98.2%
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 5,549 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $264

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,653
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