Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 119%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive78.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170823
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 21:54
Run Duration55 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
119% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 148
119% 148 Pts
QC Int 581
QC Float 596
QC Mixed 583
133% 587 Pts
MC Int 1,109
MC Float 1,258
MC Mixed 1,208
178% 1,192 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 119%
Great: 126%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 525GB-$140
305GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 465
Write 328
Mixed 339
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 68.7
4K Mixed 18.2
91% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 27.6
89% 197 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 84%
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 below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
98.2% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 27.4
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 32
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 47.9
83% 47.9 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 113%
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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 2,290 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,699
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