Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.7% 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 (16%). 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 11:52
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 132
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 525
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 510
115% 506 Pts
MC Int 948
MC Float 1,184
MC Mixed 1,054
158% 1,062 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 105%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$336
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Lighting 303
Reflection 292
Parallax 325
96% 307 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 287
Splatting 190
95% 219 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 95.7%
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 2333
Write 1,871
Mixed 1,412
415% 1,872 MB/s
4K Read 63
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 90.6
310% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,517
DQ Write 1,327
DQ Mixed 1,385
1,048% 1,410 MB/s
Poor: 189% Great: 320%
WD WD30EZRS-00J99B0 3TB
925GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 113 113 115 115 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 97.8
Write 100
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 114
73% 98.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 72%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
565GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 114 115 115 114 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 122
Write 103
Mixed 103
SusWrite 114
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
186% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 67.8%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 27.2
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 28.7
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 96.8%
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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