Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 39.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive186% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170823
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '17 at 12:26
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$330
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
39.3% Below average
SC Int 44.7
SC Float 48.3
SC Mixed 45.6
37% 46.2 Pts
QC Int 203
QC Float 165
QC Mixed 177
41% 182 Pts
MC Int 786
MC Float 604
MC Mixed 595
100% 661 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 124%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$96
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
186% Outstanding
Read 2,456
Write 1,211
Mixed 1,341
367% 1,669 MB/s
4K Read 6.45
4K Write 7.21
4K Mixed 4.91
20% 6.19 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 3.22
48% 115 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 186%
Great: 234%
Adata DashDrive Elite S102 Pro USB 3.0 64GB-$17
4GB free, PID 312b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
43.3% Average
Read 206
Write 54.4
Mixed 8.41
79% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 6.7
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.01
26% 2.24 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 28.8
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 7.3
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 10.2
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 124
32% 124 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 108%
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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 4,017 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,495
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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