Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics86.2% 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 Drive318% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181105
Uptime5 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 19:38
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$339
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 290
102% 218 Pts
4-Core 581
8-Core 979
98% 780 Pts
64-Core 1,151
77% 1,151 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
MSI(1462 3303) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Lighting 349
Reflection 309
Parallax 327
89% 328 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 315
Splatting 243
82% 255 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2121 613 619 619 622 621 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
318% Outstanding
Read 2,565
Write 2,371
Mixed 1,680
SusWrite 869
418% 1,871 MB/s
4K Read 70
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 92.4
315% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,555
DQ Write 1,346
DQ Mixed 1,414
1,070% 1,438 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 318%
Great: 325%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
95% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 26
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 30.8
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 47.8
84% 47.8 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 95%
Great: 103%
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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 8,916 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,564
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