Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 154%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 125%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive323% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180409
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 02:22
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
125% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 155
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 601
QC Float 617
QC Mixed 616
139% 611 Pts
MC Int 1096
MC Float 1,331
MC Mixed 1,266
184% 1,231 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 125%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 182
Parallax 197
64% 197 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 205
Splatting 161
73% 171 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
466GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 414
Mixed 420
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 52.7
192% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 134
153% 264 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 120%
Great: 135%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$225
236GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
323% Outstanding
Read 2,880
Write 1,855
Mixed 2,005
497% 2,246 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 70.4
252% 92.7 MB/s
DQ Read 411
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 177
186% 308 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 323%
Great: 346%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$167
6TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 39% Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 36.6
MC Mixed 26.2
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 30.9
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 102%
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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 4,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,499
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $151Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $146SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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