Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 128%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive212% 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
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 19:45
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 (99th percentile)
128% Outstanding
SC Int 156
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 158
127% 159 Pts
QC Int 622
QC Float 644
QC Mixed 631
143% 633 Pts
MC Int 1,139
MC Float 1,338
MC Mixed 1,276
187% 1,251 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 128%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 436
Reflection 409
Parallax 431
134% 425 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 426
Splatting 260
137% 312 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 136%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$135
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1,689
Write 1,141
Mixed 1,168
295% 1,333 MB/s
4K Read 58.8
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 38.8
211% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 60.7
DQ Write 486
DQ Mixed 28.5
94% 192 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 212%
Great: 260%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2747 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
89.8% Excellent
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 24.2
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 29.8
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 105%
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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 7,030 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $421

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,894
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $310Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $67
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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