Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% 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.
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)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 03 '18 at 19:53
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 below expectations (33rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 491
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 983
MC Float 1,127
MC Mixed 1,067
158% 1,059 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 103%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$418
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 370
Reflection 349
Parallax 374
115% 364 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 313
Splatting 238
108% 251 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 111%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$94
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,852
Write 1,520
Mixed 607
292% 1,326 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 47.8
188% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 879
DQ Write 789
DQ Mixed 530
481% 733 MB/s
Poor: 146% Great: 235%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 205 203 203 204 206 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 166
Mixed 84
SusWrite 204
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
66.2% Good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 18.8
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 101%
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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 5,424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,635
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $360Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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