Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive130% 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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181105
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 00:16
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i5-8600K-$260
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 129
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 471
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 736
MC Mixed 689
104% 693 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.6% Good
Lighting 222
Reflection 196
Parallax 163
62% 194 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 198
Splatting 163
72% 168 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$133
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 926 882 805 942 887 951 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 830
Write 963
Mixed 576
SusWrite 899
184% 817 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 34.8
119% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 125
93% 122 MB/s
Poor: 117%
This bench: 130%
Great: 207%
WD My Book 1230 4TB
1.5TB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 129 127 129 130 131 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 130
Write 134
Mixed 62
SusWrite 129
152% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
122% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
87.9% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 24.8
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 26
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 97%
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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 6,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,693
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $133SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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