Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive198% 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)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 15:34
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
1-Core 135
2-Core 266
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 854
87% 684 Pts
64-Core 1,077
72% 1,077 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 543
Reflection 519
Parallax 564
141% 542 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 524
Splatting 286
121% 357 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 132%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$90
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1092 305 305 305 305 305 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
198% Outstanding
Read 1,186
Write 1,026
Mixed 933
SusWrite 436
200% 895 MB/s
4K Read 62.9
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 79.6
267% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 971
DQ Write 888
DQ Mixed 981
722% 946 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 198%
Great: 275%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 497GB
444GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 476 479 482 430 293 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 481
Mixed 464
SusWrite 439
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 58
195% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 124%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
98% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 27.2
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 39
SC Mixed 31.3
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 98%
Great: 117%
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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 10,599 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $410

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,804
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