Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 91.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 15 '19 at 18:30
Run Duration248 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 266
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 836
86% 675 Pts
64-Core 1,005
68% 1,005 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 486
Reflection 448
Parallax 554
128% 496 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 506
Splatting 256
131% 336 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 130%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 453
Write 434
Mixed 358
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 53.9
186% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 348
262% 352 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 120%
Samsung MZ7TY128HDHP-000H1 128GB
13GB free
Firmware: MAT01H3Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 461
Write 432
Mixed 328
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 49
175% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 307
243% 338 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 110%
Corsair Force LS 120GB-$86
16GB free
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 68 71 70 71 70 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Read 420
Write 72.8
Mixed 122
SusWrite 69.6
37% 171 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 16.7
98% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 6.7
40% 92.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 74%
APS-SE20G-512 512GB
443GB free
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1003 1116 551 511 511 526 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 1,384
Write 1,829
Mixed 1,378
SusWrite 703
298% 1,323 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 55
226% 90.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,330
DQ Write 1,216
DQ Mixed 1,245
942% 1,264 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 223%
Great: 224%
Mass Storage Device 16GB
6GB free, PID 1212,
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.9 4.6 4.8 4.6 4.2 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
6.41% Terrible
Read 18
Write 4.7
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 4.2
8% 7.85 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.9
64% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.41%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
38.8% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 11.1
37% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 12
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 38.8%
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 10,474 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,645
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