Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 98.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics150% 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 Drive231% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170911
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 07:55
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 way below expectations (14th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 124
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 447
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 477
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 939
MC Float 1,056
MC Mixed 1008
150% 1,001 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
150% Outstanding
Lighting 486
Reflection 474
Parallax 491
151% 484 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 488
Splatting 266
149% 337 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 150%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$94
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 2,040
Write 1,230
Mixed 1,170
326% 1,480 MB/s
4K Read 53.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 42.5
193% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 444
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 150
173% 301 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 231%
Great: 232%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
107GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 404
Mixed 405
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 45.6
169% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 110
123% 208 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 108%
Great: 124%
Intel 520 Series 120GB-$115
55GB free
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
73% Very good
Read 493
Write 141
Mixed 220
62% 285 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 16.9
127% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 51.7
75% 141 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73%
Great: 88%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$98
514GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 147
Write 127
Mixed 126
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.25
88% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 88%
WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB
279GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 114
Write 108
Mixed 97.4
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.72
166% 1.39 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 34.1
MC Mixed 28.1
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 27.1
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 118%
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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 5,455 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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