Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191007
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateDec 08 '19 at 05:38
Run Duration254 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8400-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
1-Core 120
2-Core 237
84% 178 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 687
75% 581 Pts
64-Core 696
47% 696 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2777 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 408
Reflection 382
Parallax 456
107% 415 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 407
Splatting 252
109% 303 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 760p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$51
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 004C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,136
Write 508
Mixed 516
158% 720 MB/s
4K Read 70.8
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 89.1
315% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 415
DQ Write 36.6
DQ Mixed 294
197% 248 MB/s
Poor: 92% Great: 163%
Lexar SSD 480GB
9GB free
Firmware: H190117H
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 486
Write 484
Mixed 443
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 55.8
206% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 329
243% 322 MB/s
Poor: 72% Great: 243%
WD Purple Surveillance 6TB (2017)-$160
47GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 90 90 90 91 91 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 79.2
Write 86.8
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 90.1
58% 78.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 101%
Toshiba X300 6TB-$157
16GB free
Firmware: FS2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 103 71 67 64 61 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.8% Above average
Read 107
Write 102
Mixed 35
SusWrite 91.2
61% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
100% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 110%
Seagate ST3000NM0033-9ZM178 3TB
31GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 134 131 134 136 134 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 126
Write 126
Mixed 86.8
SusWrite 134
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 102%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$80
59GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 96 99 100 100 100 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 81.8
Write 86
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 99
55% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
116% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 85%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$90
108GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 108 143 134 126 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 170
Write 153
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 132
90% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3000NM0033-9ZM178 3TB
32GB free
Firmware: SN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 151 152 153 152 153 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 92.3
Write 84
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 152
71% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
215% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 102%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$80
2GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 91.8
Write 100
Mixed 35.8
56% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
95% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 40% Great: 85%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
138GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 108 105 108 109 111 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 102
Write 101
Mixed 89
SusWrite 108
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.6
170% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 71%
Samsung Spinpoint F2 1TB-$60
991GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 90 95 93 90 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 91
Write 101
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 92
61% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 42.4
MC Write 42
MC Mixed 35
114% 39.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 42.2
SC Mixed 30.1
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 114%
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Desktop
Desktop 117%
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Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,640
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