Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive252% 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '18 at 07:31
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU4%

 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-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 154
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 462
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 661
MC Mixed 574
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 404
Parallax 421
132% 419 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 416
Splatting 260
135% 308 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$260
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 1,945
Write 1,580
Mixed 1,623
382% 1,716 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 66.8
203% 77.4 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 166
164% 265 MB/s
Poor: 208%
This bench: 252%
Great: 353%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
233GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
181% Outstanding
Read 1,417
Write 1,003
Mixed 1,135
263% 1,185 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 43
166% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 133
141% 237 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 181%
Great: 238%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$224
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 28.6
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 33.1
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 118%
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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 3,485 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $241

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,653
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $160Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $290Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i5-8600K $225AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $160SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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