Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 153%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 168%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 155%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 120%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics184% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive368% 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '18 at 09:43
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
120% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 135
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 602
QC Float 632
QC Mixed 609
139% 614 Pts
MC Int 1,141
MC Float 1,320
MC Mixed 1,253
185% 1,238 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 120%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 3062 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
184% Outstanding
Lighting 600
Reflection 550
Parallax 680
194% 610 fps
MRender 282
Gravity 600
Splatting 305
176% 396 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 184%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$160
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1936 1765 1826 1884 1873 1747 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
368% Outstanding
Read 2,520
Write 1,852
Mixed 1,340
SusWrite 1,838
422% 1,887 MB/s
4K Read 62.7
4K Write 206
4K Mixed 87.1
315% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,390
DQ Write 1210
DQ Mixed 1,247
949% 1,282 MB/s
Poor: 252%
This bench: 368%
Great: 397%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
395GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 410 428 431 433 431 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 424
Mixed 332
SusWrite 426
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 44.8
164% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 209
177% 258 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 25.6
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 30.9
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) Builds (Compare 8,560 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $296

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,734
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