Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 117%, 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:11
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 60%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 145
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 557
QC Float 607
QC Mixed 576
131% 580 Pts
MC Int 1099
MC Float 1,305
MC Mixed 1,178
178% 1,194 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 117%
Great: 123%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$450
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2158 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 394
Reflection 394
Parallax 452
128% 413 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 397
Splatting 262
128% 295 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 128%
Great: 130%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba X300 5TB-$137
4.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 167 172 182 191 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 171
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 180
109% 150 MB/s
4K Read 6.4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
433% 3.3 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.2% Above average
MC Read 17
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 14.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 18.1
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 97%
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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 4,153 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $273

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,728
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