Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 124%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics11.5% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive275% 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.
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateDec 06 '17 at 13:12
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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-$325
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
124% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 156
125% 157 Pts
QC Int 607
QC Float 639
QC Mixed 614
140% 620 Pts
MC Int 1,102
MC Float 1,336
MC Mixed 1182
180% 1,206 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 124%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4849
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
11.5% Very poor
Lighting 28.5
Reflection 35.6
Parallax 31.1
9% 31.7 fps
MRender 30.5
Gravity 25.3
Splatting 43.5
13% 33.1 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 11.5%
Great: 11%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$115
180GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
275% Outstanding
Read 2,894
Write 1,263
Mixed 1,401
406% 1,853 MB/s
4K Read 62.9
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 29
215% 82.8 MB/s
DQ Read 543
DQ Write 394
DQ Mixed 28.1
140% 322 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 275%
Great: 263%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 27.2
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 32.5
90% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 46.3
86% 46.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 108%
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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 2,661 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $245

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,702
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HDDRAMUSB
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