Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
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 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 119%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive110% 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 @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171011
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 10 '18 at 16:40
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
119% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 148
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 577
QC Float 598
QC Mixed 586
133% 587 Pts
MC Int 1,110
MC Float 1,257
MC Mixed 1,202
178% 1,190 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 119%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 429
Reflection 414
Parallax 462
136% 435 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 407
Splatting 265
134% 308 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 135%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 406
Mixed 419
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 50.4
165% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 129
145% 248 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 110%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.5% Average
MC Read 14
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.6
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 15.5
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 87%
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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 6,164 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,684
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HDDRAMUSB
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