Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 121%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics44.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive267% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180409
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:29
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$333
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
121% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 609
QC Float 626
QC Mixed 584
137% 606 Pts
MC Int 1,086
MC Float 1,321
MC Mixed 1,180
178% 1,196 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 121%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$650
Asus(1043 85E5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 3027 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (119 fps cap detected)
44.4% Average
Lighting 120
Reflection 118
Parallax 119
37% 119 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 119
Splatting 119
50% 119 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$274
507GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 410
Mixed 414
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 33.6
159% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 46
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 119
105% 149 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 100%
Great: 134%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$170
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
267% Outstanding
Read 2,839
Write 1,453
Mixed 1,485
423% 1,925 MB/s
4K Read 54.5
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 33
194% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 59.2
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 31.1
69% 133 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 267%
Great: 260%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$179
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 26.7
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 29.7
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 47.5
84% 47.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 107%
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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 4,097 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,502
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $333Nvidia GTX 1070 $383Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia 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 $155SanDisk 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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