Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 120%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive129% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 21:42
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
120% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 147
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 576
QC Float 609
QC Mixed 591
134% 592 Pts
MC Int 1,108
MC Float 1,251
MC Mixed 1,207
178% 1,188 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 120%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 418
Reflection 389
Parallax 449
133% 419 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 400
Splatting 247
130% 296 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 131%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$128
707GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 479 482 451 452 451 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 453
Mixed 437
SusWrite 467
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 61.6
209% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 129%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 25.5
92% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 30.5
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 105%
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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 6,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $296

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,706
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