Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive234% 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 (18%). 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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171011
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 13 '17 at 22:45
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$416
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 138
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 571
QC Float 611
QC Mixed 585
133% 589 Pts
MC Int 1,056
MC Float 1,248
MC Mixed 1,174
173% 1,159 Pts
Poor: 100%
This bench: 117%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
MSI(1462 3303) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 329
Reflection 307
Parallax 318
100% 318 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 307
Splatting 238
108% 252 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$76
94GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 404
Mixed 419
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 46.3
178% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 122
146% 255 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$74
45GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
234% Outstanding
Read 1,917
Write 1,145
Mixed 1,427
331% 1,497 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 56.1
197% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 588
DQ Write 608
DQ Mixed 112
218% 436 MB/s
Poor: 118%
This bench: 234%
Great: 228%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
8GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 403
Mixed 420
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 35.1
148% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 77.8
DQ Mixed 54.6
69% 127 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 97%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
330GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 106
Write 124
Mixed 103
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.3
94% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 25.4
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 30.4
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 103%
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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 283 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $282

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,725
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HDDRAMUSB
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