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 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 124%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive82.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory1.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 4.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180914
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 10 '18 at 22:39
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 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 i7-8700K-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
124% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 154
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 582
QC Float 621
QC Mixed 605
136% 602 Pts
MC Int 1,134
MC Float 1,313
MC Mixed 1,235
183% 1,227 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 124%
Great: 125%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB-$140
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 172 162 161 189 166 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 484
Write 350
Mixed 176
SusWrite 189
66% 300 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 37.3
115% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 193
183% 287 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 122%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$110
47GB free
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 355 200 164 172 170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 446
Write 475
Mixed 388
SusWrite 255
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 40.6
146% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 328
246% 329 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 100%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
50GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,958
Write 1,720
Mixed 762
327% 1,480 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 58.5
226% 84.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,100
DQ Write 1,011
DQ Mixed 932
733% 1,014 MB/s
Poor: 156% Great: 258%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
88GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 90 89 100 146 134 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 56.7
Write 108
Mixed 32
SusWrite 108
55% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
368% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 109%
PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power 1TB
379GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 87 90 89 89 89 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
43.8% Average
Read 76.2
Write 83
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 88.7
106% 77.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.4
163% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4000 C18 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4200 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
65.1% Good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 16.1
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 21.7
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 42.4
94% 42.4 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 69%
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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 4,954 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,602
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