Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 84%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics86.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (20%). 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 02:13
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$365
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 121
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 506
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 503
118% 519 Pts
MC Int 940
MC Float 1094
MC Mixed 1,020
152% 1,018 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 101%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Lighting 164
Reflection 164
Parallax 376
74% 234 fps
MRender 219
Gravity 275
Splatting 163
96% 219 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
287GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 528
Write 480
Mixed 503
112% 504 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 34.8
143% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 24.9
84% 180 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 105%
Great: 125%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
112GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 497
Write 350
Mixed 338
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 22.3
124% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 63.9
100% 193 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 4000 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 41.1
MC Write 43.6
MC Mixed 29.7
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 33.3
97% 34 GB/s
Latency 46.5
86% 46.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 109%
Great: 119%
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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 5,846 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,703
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $365Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $67
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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