Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics35.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive393% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)  (all builds)
Memory22.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 20 '20 at 14:50
Run Duration235 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 92.9
1-Core 148
2-Core 297
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 593
8-Core 952
98% 772 Pts
64-Core 1,180
79% 1,180 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
35.1% Below average
Lighting 149
Reflection 124
Parallax 135
39% 136 fps
MRender 83.3
Gravity 130
Splatting 87.9
35% 101 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$145
233GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2142 2177 2178 2211 2197 2154 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
393% Outstanding
Read 2,661
Write 2,164
Mixed 1132
SusWrite 2,176
455% 2,033 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 83.8
302% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,420
DQ Write 1,307
DQ Mixed 1,336
1,010% 1,354 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 393%
Great: 390%
Kingston HyperX 3K 480GB-$256
276GB free
Firmware: 600ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 229 233 211 216 151 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 411
Write 198
Mixed 235
SusWrite 211
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 22.6
4K Mixed 26.7
94% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 68.2
DQ Mixed 86.3
73% 110 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 68%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$47
722GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 103 104 102 102 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 133
Write 124
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 102
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
188% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 75%
WD My Passport 0810 1TB
818GB free, PID 0810
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 38 39 38 37 38 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
19.9% Very poor
Read 33.2
Write 35.8
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 37.6
45% 32.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
100% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 19.9%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
76.3% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 23
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 23.9
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 111%

 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 3,143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,629
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