Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 127%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive206% 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 (16%). 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 03 '18 at 21:10
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
127% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 613
QC Float 636
QC Mixed 624
142% 624 Pts
MC Int 1,162
MC Float 1,321
MC Mixed 1,260
186% 1,248 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 127%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
65.3% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 182
Parallax 202
62% 194 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 189
Splatting 128
68% 157 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$103
146GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
206% Outstanding
Read 1,786
Write 1,085
Mixed 1,153
296% 1,341 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 22.7
162% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 498
DQ Write 470
DQ Mixed 235
245% 401 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 206%
Great: 264%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$125
77GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 485
Mixed 509
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 43.4
154% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 166
169% 277 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 113%
Great: 121%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$115
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 200
Mixed 194
146% 193 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 2.93
4K Mixed 0.56
159% 1.51 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 111%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$224
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 28.1
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 42.9
SC Mixed 33.6
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 47.7
84% 47.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
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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 3,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $256

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,622
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $160Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $125
Intel Core i5-8600K $222AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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