Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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 Drive219% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 08:45
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$365
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 143
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 529
QC Float 559
QC Mixed 540
123% 543 Pts
MC Int 1,004
MC Float 1,144
MC Mixed 1,082
161% 1,076 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 548
Reflection 527
Parallax 586
174% 554 fps
MRender 278
Gravity 559
Splatting 294
167% 377 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 170%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$136
444GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1796 903 599 598 599 599 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
219% Outstanding
Read 1,396
Write 1,670
Mixed 601
SusWrite 849
253% 1,129 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 57.4
213% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,028
DQ Write 1,038
DQ Mixed 828
679% 965 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 219%
Great: 260%
Lexar JumpDrive 16GB
11GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.4 5.2 5.3 5 5.2 5.2 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
4.92% Terrible
Read 16.5
Write 2.8
Mixed 2.5
SusWrite 5
7% 6.7 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
23% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.92%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 27.4
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 33.1
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 48.4
83% 48.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
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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 5,840 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,703
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