Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% 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 Drive127% 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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime10 Days
Run DateAug 13 '18 at 22:30
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 539
QC Float 545
QC Mixed 574
125% 553 Pts
MC Int 1073
MC Float 1,259
MC Mixed 1167
174% 1,166 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 117%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2322 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 362
Reflection 318
Parallax 336
109% 338 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 321
Splatting 246
114% 266 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 112%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$419
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 480 486 462 460 460 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 454
Mixed 376
SusWrite 473
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 58.8
201% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 358
270% 363 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 127%
Great: 127%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$175
2TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 166 179 184 171 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 182
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 176
111% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.7
222% 2.37 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
73GB free
Firmware: GM4OA5CA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 56 55 58 57 57 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
40.8% Average
Read 85
Write 81
Mixed 42.7
SusWrite 56.8
49% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 51%
Samsung HD105SI 1TB
815GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 72 79 78 79 79 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 77.7
Write 32.8
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 74.8
43% 58.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 36
MC Mixed 26.8
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 38
SC Mixed 31.1
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 47.4
84% 47.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 108%
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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 5,433 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) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,635
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $114
Intel Core i5-8600K $230AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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