Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 10:52
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$360
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 489
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 927
MC Float 1,053
MC Mixed 973
147% 984 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 101%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$336
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 291
Parallax 287
92% 294 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 294
Splatting 229
102% 238 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$120
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,411
Write 2,069
Mixed 1335
430% 1,938 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 86.8
293% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,425
DQ Write 1192
DQ Mixed 1,243
949% 1,287 MB/s
Poor: 189% Great: 320%
WD WD30EZRS-00J99B0 3TB
925GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 60 60 61 60 61 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 107
Write 93.2
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 60.3
65% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 72%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
565GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 114 115 115 114 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 119
Write 109
Mixed 74
SusWrite 114
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
68.2% Good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 20
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 21.7
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical ROG MAXIMUS X HERO Builds (Compare 6,877 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,688
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $126SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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