Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
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 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics123% 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 Drive91.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170905
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 04:32
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 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 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 497
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 925
MC Float 1,035
MC Mixed 1,008
148% 989 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 101%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 357
Parallax 427
124% 390 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 374
Splatting 239
123% 282 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 123%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 360
Mixed 410
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 23.5
121% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 68.2
116% 227 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 109%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$124
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 153
Write 119
Mixed 117
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.18
85% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 99%
Adata SX930 480GB
340GB free
Firmware: 5.9E Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$56
79GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 121
Write 90.5
Mixed 90.5
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.36
94% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$158
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 25.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 36.1
SC Mixed 29.8
83% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 106%
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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 6,091 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,699
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