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 (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive271% 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181105
Uptime4 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 17:18
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 552
QC Float 589
QC Mixed 558
128% 567 Pts
MC Int 1014
MC Float 1,210
MC Mixed 1103
166% 1,109 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 114%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$364
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 164
Reflection 164
Parallax 164
51% 164 fps
Gravity 156
Splatting 151
65% 154 fps
Poor: 80% Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$90
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 642 329 330 333 330 328 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
271% Outstanding
Read 2,457
Write 1,473
Mixed 1,006
SusWrite 382
293% 1,330 MB/s
4K Read 62.6
4K Write 204
4K Mixed 87.8
316% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 968
DQ Write 1365
DQ Mixed 998
801% 1,110 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 271%
Great: 273%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
213GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 469 460 466 465 462 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 447
Mixed 378
SusWrite 462
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 67.8
231% 84.3 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 351
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 134%
Great: 135%
HyperX Savage 240GB-$87
111GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 77 441 131 316 267 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 463
Write 382
Mixed 316
SusWrite 281
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 18.5
120% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 25.8
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 68
88% 148 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
677GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 57 58 121 82 46 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
31.2% Below average
Read 38.5
Write 23
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 70.1
29% 39.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
80% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 30.7
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 30.4
89% 31 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical ROG MAXIMUS X HERO Builds (Compare 7,257 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,678
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $364Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $65
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $120Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $761SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $110SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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