Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 99.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). 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)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180409
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 06:09
Run Duration215 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
1-Core 147
2-Core 298
104% 222 Pts
4-Core 554
8-Core 910
93% 732 Pts
64-Core 1,156
78% 1,156 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 377
Reflection 361
Parallax 383
99% 374 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 383
Splatting 239
102% 285 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 303 300 301 301 326 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 473
Mixed 447
SusWrite 308
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 52.5
178% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 131%
WDS500G3XHC-00SJG0 500GB
349GB free
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1173 844 847 848 845 844 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 1,712
Write 2,018
Mixed 1,646
SusWrite 900
353% 1,569 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 66.9
242% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,250
DQ Write 1,089
DQ Mixed 1,153
869% 1,164 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 250%
Great: 280%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$106
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 171 172 171 170 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 187
Mixed 91.7
SusWrite 171
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 112%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 177 180 180 180 180 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 168
Mixed 118
SusWrite 179
122% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
216% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
37.4% Below average
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 10.8
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 11.5
33% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 58%
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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 11,419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,638
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