Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 123%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive89.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171011
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 04 '17 at 19:33
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$347
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
123% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 157
126% 158 Pts
QC Int 613
QC Float 648
QC Mixed 630
143% 630 Pts
MC Int 905
MC Float 961
MC Mixed 926
139% 930 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 123%
Great: 127%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2517 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
52.7% Above average
Lighting 140
Reflection 142
Parallax 142
43% 141 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 142
Splatting 142
60% 142 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Ignite 960GB-$200
543GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 514
Mixed 481
111% 496 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 12
113% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 13
102% 237 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 98%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$301
346GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 409
Mixed 422
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 50
196% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 49
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 116
104% 150 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$197
103GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 512
Write 354
Mixed 355
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 22.4
142% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 46.9
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 22.3
52% 102 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 95%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
85GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 415
Mixed 422
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 48.6
193% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 48.2
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 105
99% 146 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 112%
Great: 115%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$496
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 80% Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
60% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 17.3
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 20
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 60%
Great: 113%
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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 3,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $261

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,753
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