Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive218% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170911
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 16:58
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$330
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 137
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 542
QC Float 584
QC Mixed 560
127% 562 Pts
MC Int 1028
MC Float 1,245
MC Mixed 1,114
168% 1,129 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 113%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 536
Reflection 496
Parallax 560
168% 531 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 509
Splatting 279
153% 346 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 160%
Great: 184%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$200
386GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,498
Write 1,057
Mixed 1,113
271% 1,223 MB/s
4K Read 55.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 50.7
207% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 912
DQ Write 475
DQ Mixed 272
315% 553 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 218%
Great: 280%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$220
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 29.1
98% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 30
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 115%
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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 1,439 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 - $254

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,473
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $192SanDisk Extreme 64GB $50
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $206SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
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