Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 145%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive264% 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 (15%). 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:10
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 135
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 512
QC Float 523
QC Mixed 488
115% 508 Pts
MC Int 934
MC Float 1,116
MC Mixed 1,059
155% 1,036 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 103%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 539
Reflection 508
Parallax 568
170% 538 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 499
Splatting 287
153% 347 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 160%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$136
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
264% Outstanding
Read 2,595
Write 1,368
Mixed 1,419
395% 1,794 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 26.7
178% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 461
DQ Write 706
DQ Mixed 27.3
177% 398 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 264%
Great: 263%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$44
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 169
Mixed 171
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.22
80% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 100%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4133 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
67.7% Good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 20.2
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 21.6
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 120%
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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 7,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $446

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,915
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Intel Core i5-8600K $249Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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