Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics165% 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 Drive252% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 19:50
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$406
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 155
124% 156 Pts
QC Int 575
QC Float 604
QC Mixed 563
132% 581 Pts
MC Int 1101
MC Float 1327
MC Mixed 1,195
180% 1,208 Pts
Poor: 98%
This bench: 118%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 546
Reflection 492
Parallax 602
175% 546 fps
MRender 265
Gravity 526
Splatting 275
158% 355 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 165%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
209GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 2,133
Write 1,265
Mixed 1,249
342% 1,549 MB/s
4K Read 59.6
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 39.5
218% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 660
DQ Write 477
DQ Mixed 27
167% 388 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 252%
Great: 267%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 1x8GB-$100
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
44% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 11.1
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 13.2
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44%
Great: 51%
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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 473 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $271

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,555
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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