Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics163% 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.
Boot Drive206% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory18.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170823
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 09:22
Run Duration315 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU7%

 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-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 563
QC Float 591
QC Mixed 580
131% 578 Pts
MC Int 1,064
MC Float 1,209
MC Mixed 1,155
171% 1,143 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 118%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Lighting 545
Reflection 509
Parallax 564
171% 539 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 519
Splatting 289
158% 356 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 163%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$250
765GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
206% Outstanding
Read 1,547
Write 1,079
Mixed 1,146
279% 1,257 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 43.7
185% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 563
DQ Write 444
DQ Mixed 196
230% 401 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 206%
Great: 292%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
530GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 494
Mixed 518
114% 510 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 48.5
175% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 36.9
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 151
124% 168 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 113%
Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$215
139GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 410
Mixed 420
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 50.3
185% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 45.8
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 134
110% 150 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 109%
Great: 134%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$199
95GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 498
Write 345
Mixed 355
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 26.3
140% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 44.4
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 74.3
76% 116 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 116%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$199
24GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 312
Mixed 354
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 26.5
141% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 80.5
117% 221 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 116%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$100
2.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 43% Great: 89%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$100
2.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 43% Great: 89%
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 32GB-$53
24GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
44.6% Average
Read 232
Write 30.4
Mixed 42.1
90% 101 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 0.82
4K Mixed 0.4
71% 3.01 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 29.2
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 30.6
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 105%
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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 5,913 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,665
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $770Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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