Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 23:41
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
1-Core 137
2-Core 267
96% 202 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 890
89% 709 Pts
64-Core 1063
71% 1063 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Lighting 428
Reflection 393
Parallax 148
98% 323 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 388
Splatting 250
96% 292 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS2030 480GB SSD
274GB free
Firmware: CS203021
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 2,059
Write 1,276
Mixed 1,488
356% 1,608 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 42.2
165% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 744
DQ Write 631
DQ Mixed 143
256% 506 MB/s
Poor: 125%
This bench: 241%
Great: 239%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$239
233GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 481
Mixed 496
111% 499 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 41.6
156% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 172
176% 287 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 113%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 30.4
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 29.4
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) Builds (Compare 10,252 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $470

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,805
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