Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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.
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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 05:12
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$326
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
104% Outstanding
1-Core 148
2-Core 294
104% 221 Pts
4-Core 588
8-Core 901
95% 744 Pts
64-Core 1,162
78% 1,162 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2152 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 399
Reflection 388
Parallax 449
105% 412 fps
MRender 218
Gravity 404
Splatting 260
98% 294 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,656
Write 1,897
Mixed 935
402% 1,829 MB/s
4K Read 50.9
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 74.3
261% 97.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,180
DQ Write 1,072
DQ Mixed 1,037
802% 1,096 MB/s
Poor: 169% Great: 355%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$173
878GB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 119 123 128 118 120 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 173
Write 174
Mixed 77
SusWrite 122
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.7
208% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4000 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 42.4
MC Write 44.9
MC Mixed 30.7
112% 39.3 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 48.3
SC Mixed 35.3
103% 36.1 GB/s
Latency 42.8
94% 42.8 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 113%
Great: 119%
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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 10,516 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
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: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,780
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