Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 156%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 144%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 125%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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 Drive284% 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 20:22
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$330
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
125% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 602
QC Float 619
QC Mixed 615
139% 612 Pts
MC Int 1,159
MC Float 1,283
MC Mixed 1,235
183% 1,226 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 125%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 3001 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 573
Reflection 521
Parallax 611
182% 568 fps
MRender 278
Gravity 528
Splatting 286
161% 364 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 170%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$200
346GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
284% Outstanding
Read 2,831
Write 1,382
Mixed 1,397
410% 1,870 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 31.1
219% 84.5 MB/s
DQ Read 586
DQ Write 450
DQ Mixed 33
156% 356 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 284%
Great: 278%
SanDisk SSD 128GB-$84
162GB free
Firmware: 2.0.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 25% Great: 49%
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$60
162GB free
Firmware: U21010RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 40% Great: 75%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$80
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 119
Write 138
Mixed 78.9
83% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.15
67% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.5
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 28.4
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.2
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 32.5
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 44.4
90% 44.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
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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 1,471 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $254

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,473
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