Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 163%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive357% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 07:31
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 157
SC Mixed 154
122% 152 Pts
QC Int 570
QC Float 622
QC Mixed 559
132% 584 Pts
MC Int 1082
MC Float 1,298
MC Mixed 1,166
176% 1,182 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 117%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 315
Reflection 291
Parallax 305
96% 304 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 293
Splatting 229
103% 241 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
409GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00 Max speed: Unknown
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
357% Outstanding
Read 3,018
Write 2,582
Mixed 1,976
561% 2,525 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 46.6
211% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 36.1
115% 249 MB/s
Poor: 97%
This bench: 357%
Great: 386%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
257GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 410
Mixed 422
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 45.1
171% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 45.3
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 98.5
91% 133 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.1% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 23
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 23
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 76.1%
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 1,027 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,518
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