Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive218% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 31 '19 at 20:43
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 537
QC Mixed 514
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 943
MC Float 1119
MC Mixed 1,046
155% 1,036 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 106%
Great: 123%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 451
Reflection 399
Parallax 424
136% 425 fps
Gravity 405
Splatting 261
148% 333 fps
Poor: 61% Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$135
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 858 639 637 611 607 608 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,352
Write 1,081
Mixed 606
SusWrite 660
206% 925 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 66
232% 87 MB/s
DQ Read 1,137
DQ Write 1,225
DQ Mixed 896
753% 1,086 MB/s
Poor: 157%
This bench: 218%
Great: 263%
Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB
370GB free
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 453 448 174 103 102 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 445
Mixed 360
SusWrite 286
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 44.7
165% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 227
199% 294 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 102%
Great: 101%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
269GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 425 421 482 431 421 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 227
Mixed 276
SusWrite 444
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 62.5
213% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 244
215% 322 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 130%
Great: 126%
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 above expectations (62nd percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 26.9
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 39.3
SC Mixed 24.4
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 110%
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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 8,506 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,575
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