Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 143%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics164% 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 Drive233% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:41
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 150
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 576
QC Float 590
QC Mixed 580
132% 582 Pts
MC Int 1,054
MC Float 1,275
MC Mixed 1,141
173% 1,157 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 118%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$143
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 554
Reflection 501
Parallax 566
173% 540 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 516
Splatting 290
157% 356 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 164%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$136
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 2,134
Write 1,410
Mixed 1,278
355% 1,608 MB/s
4K Read 56.2
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 30.8
194% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 59.2
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 29.5
45% 81.2 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 233%
Great: 263%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
387GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 413
Mixed 423
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 30.4
170% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 49.4
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 30.1
38% 66 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$70
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 159
Mixed 156
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.19
77% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 35.1
MC Mixed 25.7
93% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 31
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 102%
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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 7,118 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: 158% - Outstanding Total price: $1,284
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $143Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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