Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 143%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 122%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics179% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive254% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:37
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
122% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 148
122% 153 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 613
QC Mixed 608
134% 590 Pts
MC Int 1,068
MC Float 1318
MC Mixed 1,164
177% 1,184 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 122%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
EVGA(3842 6698) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2807 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
179% Outstanding
Lighting 602
Reflection 495
Parallax 616
188% 571 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 580
Splatting 307
172% 387 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 179%
Great: 176%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$165
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
254% Outstanding
Read 2,285
Write 1,781
Mixed 1,662
424% 1,909 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 38
154% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 47.3
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 168
128% 164 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 254%
Great: 353%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4133 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 35.6
MC Mixed 26.7
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 32
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 96.2%
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 7,117 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) - $470

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,949
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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