Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 154%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 124%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics141% 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 Drive307% 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)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 07:59
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$380
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 153
122% 153 Pts
QC Int 591
QC Float 631
QC Mixed 610
138% 611 Pts
MC Int 1,149
MC Float 1,315
MC Mixed 1,248
185% 1,237 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2665 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Lighting 451
Reflection 427
Parallax 445
139% 441 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 447
Splatting 277
143% 327 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 141%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
556GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L2QEXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1399 1285 1284 1285 1209 1092 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
307% Outstanding
Read 2,259
Write 2,320
Mixed 1,708
SusWrite 1,259
424% 1,887 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 86.3
285% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,209
DQ Write 1,069
DQ Mixed 1,125
847% 1,134 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 307%
Great: 310%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.1% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 19.7
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 24.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 109%
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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 6,194 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) - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,696
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HDDRAMUSB
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