Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 96.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive255% 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.
High background CPU (29%). 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)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 28 '18 at 17:16
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 (10th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 452
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 955
MC Float 1,050
MC Mixed 1,012
150% 1,005 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 1996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 302
Parallax 367
106% 332 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 302
Splatting 191
101% 231 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$155
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
255% Outstanding
Read 2,719
Write 1,381
Mixed 1,440
406% 1,846 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 41.3
169% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 109
119% 203 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 255%
Great: 257%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$90
261GB free
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 397
Mixed 416
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 38.8
134% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 78.2
101% 184 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 126%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$120
3.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 178
Mixed 153
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.29
101% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport 0827 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 0827
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 98.8
Write 103
Mixed 80.7
120% 94.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.23
75% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 43%
WD My Passport 1TB
163GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
34% Below average
Read 73.3
Write 81
Mixed 63.3
94% 72.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.17
70% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 34%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 26.6
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 28.7
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 108%
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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 5,458 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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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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