Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics161% 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 Drive179% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory48 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 21:28
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 478
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 941
MC Float 1,096
MC Mixed 1,031
153% 1,023 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 100%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$104
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 534
Reflection 506
Parallax 561
168% 534 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 514
Splatting 288
156% 354 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 161%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$419
648GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 498
Mixed 514
115% 513 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 45.8
157% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 131
146% 247 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 114%
Great: 126%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$279
535GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
179% Outstanding
Read 1,555
Write 1,092
Mixed 1,135
280% 1,261 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 28.2
152% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 51
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 55.4
60% 96.6 MB/s
Poor: 180%
This bench: 179%
Great: 294%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$239
160GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 410
Mixed 419
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 42.9
160% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 113
130% 223 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 107%
Great: 134%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
95GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 507
Write 350
Mixed 355
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 24.5
125% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 82
107% 194 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 117%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
24GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 504
Write 349
Mixed 349
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 19.9
118% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 76.1
103% 189 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 117%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$98
2.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 40% Great: 88%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$98
2.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 40% Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 30.5
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 30.8
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 100%
Great: 121%
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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 4,598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 143% - Outstanding Total price: $988
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $161
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $155SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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