Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics117% 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 Drive200% 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180227
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 03:26
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 138
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 517
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 512
119% 525 Pts
MC Int 1,003
MC Float 1,144
MC Mixed 1,087
161% 1,078 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 107%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$500
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 373
Reflection 361
Parallax 371
115% 368 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 374
Splatting 232
118% 269 fps
Poor: 102%
This bench: 117%
Great: 131%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$450
676GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,543
Write 977
Mixed 1,130
269% 1,217 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 44.8
183% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 617
DQ Write 406
DQ Mixed 215
240% 413 MB/s
Poor: 194%
This bench: 200%
Great: 282%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3466 C16 2x8GB-$210
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 20.3
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 113%
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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 2,203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,699
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HDDRAMUSB
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