Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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.
Graphics173% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive216% 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180409
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:27
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-8086K-$425
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
125% Outstanding
SC Int 157
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 160
128% 160 Pts
QC Int 616
QC Float 648
QC Mixed 605
141% 623 Pts
MC Int 1,161
MC Float 1,354
MC Mixed 1,268
188% 1,261 Pts
Poor: 101%
This bench: 125%
Great: 129%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Lighting 573
Reflection 544
Parallax 610
181% 576 fps
MRender 279
Gravity 550
Splatting 305
167% 378 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 173%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$116
100GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 2,434
Write 1,185
Mixed 1,400
368% 1,673 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 27.9
128% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 51.6
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 26.2
66% 131 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 216%
Great: 269%
PNY CS1311 240GB-$74
89GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 508
Write 352
Mixed 356
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 10
87% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 26.4
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 48.6
59% 97.8 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 72%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 28.6
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 24.9
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 32.9
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 45.5
88% 45.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
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 3,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,697
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