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 as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive145% 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.
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 20:47
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 525
QC Float 558
QC Mixed 531
122% 538 Pts
MC Int 996
MC Float 1,133
MC Mixed 1,078
160% 1,069 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 833 678 312 312 311 312 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
145% Outstanding
Read 1,173
Write 1,022
Mixed 575
SusWrite 460
180% 807 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 58.3
213% 76.5 MB/s
DQ Read 50.9
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 52.7
52% 80.8 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 145%
Great: 237%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
33GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 142 142 144 145 145 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 451
Mixed 385
SusWrite 174
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 48.9
178% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 47.6
115% 239 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 108%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$119
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 121 122 144 133 128 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 115
Write 51.9
Mixed 67.6
SusWrite 133
68% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 111%
Lexar JumpDrive S25 USB 3.0 64GB-$22
10GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 35.1
23% 35.1 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 1.2
59% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 8% Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3700 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 41.2
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 28
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 43.1
SC Mixed 33.2
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 46.8
85% 46.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
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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 7,162 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $434

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,912
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