Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics116% 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 Drive109% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 @ 4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:08
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 528
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 536
122% 536 Pts
MC Int 971
MC Float 1,125
MC Mixed 1,059
157% 1,052 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 390
Reflection 342
Parallax 362
117% 365 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 357
Splatting 219
115% 262 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 116%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$416
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 442
Mixed 482
108% 484 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 45.6
154% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 149
152% 248 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 109%
Great: 126%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
112GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 503
Write 326
Mixed 345
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 21.6
122% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 67
106% 206 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 4000 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 41.2
MC Write 43.5
MC Mixed 29.5
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 46.2
SC Mixed 33.5
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 46.5
86% 46.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 108%
Great: 119%
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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 4,589 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: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,574
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $349Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $269Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $115
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $139SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $155SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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