Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 120%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive110% 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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 03:20
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
120% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 572
QC Float 610
QC Mixed 596
134% 593 Pts
MC Int 1,028
MC Float 1,270
MC Mixed 1,108
169% 1,135 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 120%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 422
Reflection 401
Parallax 420
130% 414 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 410
Splatting 257
133% 304 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 132%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 402
Mixed 422
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 47.1
167% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 129
146% 250 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 110%
Great: 134%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
71GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
189% Outstanding
Read 1,514
Write 1,030
Mixed 1,161
274% 1,235 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 38.7
145% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 593
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 201
223% 383 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 189%
Great: 256%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
2TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 114
Write 166
Mixed 126
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 4.99
4K Mixed 0.81
216% 2.21 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 25.4
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 30.3
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 107%
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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 6,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $296

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,684
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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