Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 154%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 132%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive299% 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:50
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
132% Outstanding
SC Int 167
SC Float 175
SC Mixed 171
137% 171 Pts
QC Int 646
QC Float 702
QC Mixed 672
153% 674 Pts
MC Int 961
MC Float 1,052
MC Mixed 1,008
151% 1,007 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 132%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 355
Reflection 304
Parallax 368
111% 342 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 304
Splatting 189
101% 231 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
142GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 73% Great: 124%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 59GB
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00 Max speed: Unknown
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
299% Outstanding
Read 2,613
Write 559
Mixed 922
295% 1,365 MB/s
4K Read 163
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 127
474% 137 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 517
DQ Mixed 84.8
140% 260 MB/s
Poor: 254%
This bench: 299%
Great: 299%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 46.6
MC Write 48.1
MC Mixed 32
121% 42.2 GB/s
SC Read 25.1
SC Write 49.7
SC Mixed 36
106% 36.9 GB/s
Latency 44.9
89% 44.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 119%
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 4,530 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: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,559
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $114
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $898SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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