Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 80%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 83%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 123%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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
11 days ago, 11 days ago.
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180914
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 18:45
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
123% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 153
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 552
QC Float 635
QC Mixed 605
135% 597 Pts
MC Int 1,139
MC Float 1,311
MC Mixed 1,238
184% 1,229 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 123%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
75.8% Very good
Lighting 246
Reflection 208
Parallax 222
73% 226 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 221
Splatting 166
78% 180 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team L5 LITE SSD 240GB
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0803B5
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 514
Write 470
Mixed 409
103% 464 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 57.2
191% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 266
218% 312 MB/s
Poor: 32% Great: 115%
WD WD3200BEVS-16VAT0 320GB
16GB free
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 33 36 36 36 35 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
19.8% Very poor
Read 33.7
Write 34.5
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 35
24% 32.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 19.8%
Great: 36%
WD Purple 3TB (2014)-$87
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 183 181 183 185 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 175
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 182
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 101%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
635GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 103 101 101 105 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 114
Write 112
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 102
71% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 61%
WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$40
238GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 68 69 70 71 69 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 68
Write 69.2
Mixed 46
SusWrite 69.1
46% 63.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 47%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
83GB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 71 72 71 73 74 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
41.8% Average
Read 73.3
Write 60
Mixed 44.7
SusWrite 72.1
46% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 27.9
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 40.9
SC Mixed 33
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 46.8
85% 46.8 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
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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 5,083 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $241

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,597
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