Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics22% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive317% 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.
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 17:23
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 (34th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 134
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 501
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 506
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 950
MC Float 1,102
MC Mixed 1,037
154% 1,030 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 105%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (59 fps cap detected)
22% Poor
Lighting 59.2
Reflection 57.1
Parallax 59.4
18% 58.6 fps
MRender 59.3
Gravity 59.9
Splatting 56.6
25% 58.6 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 22%
Great: 177%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$298
843GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2191 2035 1173 1177 1171 1168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
317% Outstanding
Read 2,490
Write 2,319
Mixed 1,648
SusWrite 1486
445% 1,986 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 80.6
266% 91.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,141
DQ Write 822
DQ Mixed 978
732% 980 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 317%
Great: 347%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M4A2666C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
74.6% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 23.3
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 99%
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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 Builds (Compare 4,518 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,564
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $134
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) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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