Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
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.
Graphics129% 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 Drive101% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171011
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 08:27
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 568
QC Float 593
QC Mixed 570
131% 577 Pts
MC Int 1,083
MC Float 1,235
MC Mixed 1,176
174% 1,165 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 117%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 418
Reflection 389
Parallax 406
128% 404 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 395
Splatting 254
129% 296 fps
Poor: 107%
This bench: 129%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
223GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 517
Write 358
Mixed 350
90% 408 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 9.63
104% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 34.3
DQ Write 82.9
DQ Mixed 9.84
22% 42.4 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 82%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
167GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 415
Mixed 419
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 28
162% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 45.7
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 102
96% 141 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 180
Mixed 180
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.17
74% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
754GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 167
Write 125
Mixed 122
103% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.21
4K Write 2.67
4K Mixed 0.2
122% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 30.1
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 41.5
SC Mixed 30.7
89% 31 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 100%
Great: 103%
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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 1,031 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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HDDRAMUSB
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