Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 123%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive115% 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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 28 '17 at 23:12
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
123% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 157
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 600
QC Float 618
QC Mixed 597
137% 605 Pts
MC Int 1,154
MC Float 1,316
MC Mixed 1,252
185% 1,241 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 123%
Great: 126%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
424GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 413
Mixed 418
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 49.8
180% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 117
141% 249 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda Pro 10TB (2016)-$360
8.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 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: 68% Great: 121%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$90
750GB free
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 119
Write 130
Mixed 107
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.15
59% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda Pro 6TB (2016)-$229
719GB free
Firmware: DN03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 134
Write 128
Mixed 130
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.86
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.29
165% 1.72 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 116%
WD Black 4TB (2013)-$240
569GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 137
Write 112
Mixed 117
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.23
97% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4400 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4133 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 17.8
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 23.3
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 45.3
88% 45.3 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 67%
Great: 136%
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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 1,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $282

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $1,730
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