Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 124%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive252% 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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180409
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:13
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 589
QC Float 620
QC Mixed 612
138% 607 Pts
MC Int 1,083
MC Float 1,310
MC Mixed 1,176
178% 1,189 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.64
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 532
Reflection 531
Parallax 571
169% 545 fps
Gravity 524
Splatting 284
183% 404 fps
Poor: 60% Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 2,621
Write 1,361
Mixed 1,470
400% 1,817 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 33.7
172% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 139
149% 247 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 252%
Great: 258%
SanDisk SSD 128GB-$84
231GB free
Firmware: 2.0.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 511
Write 190
Mixed 271
71% 324 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 6.78
83% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 6.41
59% 135 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 52%
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$37
231GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 501
Write 390
Mixed 442
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 7
89% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 7.81
57% 128 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 75%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$81
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 129
Write 155
Mixed 149
109% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.19
87% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 28.1
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.1
SC Write 39.1
SC Mixed 32.2
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 43.7
92% 43.7 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
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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 5,080 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $241

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,597
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HDDRAMUSB
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