Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 150%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 132%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive277% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171011
Uptime3 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 02:03
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 153
122% 153 Pts
QC Int 543
QC Float 584
QC Mixed 565
128% 564 Pts
MC Int 1,114
MC Float 1,279
MC Mixed 1199
179% 1,197 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 118%
Great: 123%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 4993) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1586 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 297
Parallax 332
103% 321 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 306
Splatting 216
105% 242 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$175
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 2,482
Write 1,728
Mixed 1,858
449% 2,023 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 39.3
225% 92.4 MB/s
DQ Read 49.8
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 39.2
58% 103 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 277%
Great: 347%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$111
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 150
Mixed 125
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.22
76% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$223
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39.9
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 29.1
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.4
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 32.9
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 44.5
90% 44.5 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 103%
Great: 128%
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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 6,520 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $306

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,755
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