Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 90.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory24.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200617
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateSep 26 '20 at 00:12
Run Duration231 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 132
2-Core 256
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 774
77% 614 Pts
64-Core 959
64% 959 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2790 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99.4% Outstanding
Lighting 351
Reflection 349
Parallax 369
92% 356 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 373
Splatting 240
100% 282 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2013
Write 1,290
Mixed 588
284% 1,297 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 57.7
244% 94.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,146
DQ Write 930
DQ Mixed 644
590% 907 MB/s
Poor: 142% Great: 236%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$100
216GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 476 480 478 480 482 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 472
Mixed 357
SusWrite 479
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 46.3
169% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 174
178% 290 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$116
682GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 477 481 478 480 482 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 477
Mixed 445
SusWrite 480
107% 476 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 51.2
176% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 170
141% 209 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 114%
Great: 134%
Pcie SSD 2TB
636GB free
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1775 1056 1053 1062 1052 996 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 1,197
Write 2,400
Mixed 1,483
SusWrite 1,166
355% 1,561 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 73.4
246% 93.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,380
DQ Write 1,180
DQ Mixed 1252
946% 1,271 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 253%
Great: 284%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 35.7
MC Mixed 29.5
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 29.3
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 128%

 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 3,166 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,629
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