Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics126% 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 Drive193% 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)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 23 '18 at 12:30
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 539
QC Float 558
QC Mixed 543
124% 546 Pts
MC Int 986
MC Float 1,153
MC Mixed 1,092
161% 1,077 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 112%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 402
Reflection 381
Parallax 399
124% 394 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 396
Splatting 240
127% 291 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 126%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$228
899GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 1,531
Write 1,181
Mixed 1,289
297% 1,334 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 36.1
155% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 134
142% 236 MB/s
Poor: 231%
This bench: 193%
Great: 359%
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 64GB-$47
29GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 181
Write 95.3
Mixed 122
156% 133 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 0.67
4K Mixed 0.49
56% 1.92 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMR32GX4M4C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.6% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 23.5
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 165%
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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 5,507 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,624
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