Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics169% 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 Drive236% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180409
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 22:57
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 520
QC Float 545
QC Mixed 539
121% 535 Pts
MC Int 988
MC Float 1,139
MC Mixed 1,074
159% 1,067 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 564
Reflection 520
Parallax 624
181% 569 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 534
Splatting 283
160% 362 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 169%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 2,071
Write 1,383
Mixed 1,265
348% 1,573 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 48.1
186% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 123
130% 220 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 236%
Great: 256%
PNY CS1311 240GB-$51
177GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 516
Write 350
Mixed 358
90% 408 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 10.3
87% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 48.6
78% 152 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 98%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$99
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Read 144
Write 136
Mixed 133
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.72
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.27
137% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.2% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 19.8
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 20.4
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 109%
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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 6,170 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) - $319

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,707
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HDDRAMUSB
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