Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics155% 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 Drive235% 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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display5760 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170823
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 02 '17 at 07:59
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-8600K-$237
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 559
QC Mixed 535
121% 534 Pts
MC Int 756
MC Float 816
MC Mixed 779
117% 784 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 105%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Lighting 518
Reflection 517
Parallax 554
164% 530 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 476
Splatting 277
149% 338 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 155%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$155
284GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
235% Outstanding
Read 1,840
Write 1,304
Mixed 1,213
322% 1,453 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 49.7
218% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 468
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 172
183% 309 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 235%
Great: 255%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$95
173GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 486
Write 323
Mixed 329
84% 379 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 22.4
112% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 51.8
99% 203 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 25
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 24.2
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 79%
Great: 96%
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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 5,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $234

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,618
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $359Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $243Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $106
Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $100
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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