Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.6% 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime6.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 03:49
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-8700-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 134
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 501
QC Float 552
QC Mixed 541
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 984
MC Float 1,120
MC Mixed 1,066
158% 1,057 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
EVGA(3842 6262) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
68.3% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 187
Parallax 197
63% 197 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 204
Splatting 157
72% 169 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$340
592GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 2,013
Write 1,480
Mixed 1,223
348% 1,572 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 28.5
94% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 76.8
DQ Mixed 47.9
50% 82.6 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 205%
Great: 300%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 511
Write 408
Mixed 417
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 25
4K Mixed 17.3
69% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 79.7
DQ Write 65.8
DQ Mixed 32.9
36% 59.4 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 134%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
846GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 172
Mixed 154
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.34
133% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
WD WD1500HLFS-01G6U1 150GB
135GB free
Firmware: 04.04V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 109
Write 113
Mixed 98.8
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.55
145% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 4000 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3146 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 24.8
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 35.4
SC Mixed 28.4
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 89.5%
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 3,529 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $241

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,632
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