Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 125%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive134% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180409
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:09
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
125% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 157
125% 157 Pts
QC Int 590
QC Float 633
QC Mixed 613
139% 612 Pts
MC Int 1110
MC Float 1,312
MC Mixed 1,214
181% 1,212 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 125%
Great: 126%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS1754D117-820 240GB
27GB free
Firmware: CS111101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 427
Write 283
Mixed 341
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 20.7
123% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 20.5
31% 55.2 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 86%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$90
23GB free
Firmware: B35500WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 1,450
Write 451
Mixed 529
176% 810 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 17.6
126% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 40.2
95% 204 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 134%
Great: 134%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$140
529GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 150
Write 142
Mixed 138
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.18
110% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 107%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
43GB free
Firmware: GG2OACA0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
33.9% Below average
Read 58.2
Write 59.8
Mixed 60.2
45% 59.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.16
62% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 27.3
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 32
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 106%
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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 3,706 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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