Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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.
Graphics131% 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 Drive124% 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)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 08 '18 at 20:56
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
122% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 154
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 588
QC Float 632
QC Mixed 595
137% 605 Pts
MC Int 1,153
MC Float 1,307
MC Mixed 1,248
185% 1236 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 122%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$429
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 393
Reflection 404
Parallax 465
130% 421 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 408
Splatting 272
132% 304 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 131%
Great: 130%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 2TB-$329
509GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 456 460 463 466 463 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 470
Mixed 409
SusWrite 459
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 55.9
191% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 288
235% 335 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 124%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40% Average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 11.3
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 13.4
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40%
Great: 58%
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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 6,591 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $313

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,711
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