Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics171% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 20:45
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i7-7700K-$360
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 148
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 487
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 726
MC Float 818
MC Mixed 782
116% 776 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Lighting 558
Reflection 528
Parallax 593
176% 560 fps
MRender 283
Gravity 553
Splatting 299
168% 378 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 171%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$99
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,475
Write 1,085
Mixed 499
224% 1,020 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 51.6
220% 86.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,018
DQ Write 1,026
DQ Mixed 891
706% 978 MB/s
Poor: 136% Great: 235%
Corsair Force GS 240GB-$261
72GB free
Firmware: 5.05A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 201 202 203 202 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 316
Write 274
Mixed 266
SusWrite 202
60% 265 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 45.8
187% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 182
160% 239 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 91%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$158
879GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 458 466 469 428 426 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 462
Mixed 436
SusWrite 449
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 60.5
209% 78 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 300
238% 330 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 128%
Great: 125%
Asmt ASM1156-PM 1TB
927GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 120 121 122 122 123 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 131
Write 121
Mixed 113
SusWrite 120
90% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
171% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 103%
Asmt ASM1156-PM 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 121 122 124 124 125 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 139
Write 133
Mixed 111
SusWrite 122
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$154
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3100 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 36.9
MC Mixed 27.3
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 30.2
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 102%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 9,142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,594
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