Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive256% 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.
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateJun 10 '18 at 12:17
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$330
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 529
120% 529 Pts
MC Int 969
MC Float 1,116
MC Mixed 1,060
157% 1,049 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 108%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 367C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Lighting 142
Reflection 220
Parallax 142
44% 168 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 142
Splatting 140
59% 141 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$169
244GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,762
Write 1,343
Mixed 1,397
402% 1,834 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 30
180% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 29.3
81% 173 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 256%
Great: 260%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
19GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 152
Write 114
Mixed 107
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.28
93% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$179
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.6% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 20.1
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 22.5
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 107%
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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 4,059 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,539
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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