Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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 Drive114% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161228
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 17 '17 at 18:03
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU8%

 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 i7-7700K-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 155
SC Mixed 151
120% 151 Pts
QC Int 500
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 515
116% 514 Pts
MC Int 763
MC Float 871
MC Mixed 825
122% 820 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
MaxC: 1999 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 372.54
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 428
Reflection 403
Parallax 408
126% 413 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 416
Splatting 260
129% 308 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 130%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ RD400 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$270
449GB free
Firmware: 57CZ4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
!4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
268% Outstanding
Read 2,021
Write 1,242
Mixed 1,236
331% 1,500 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 67.1
239% 93.2 MB/s
DQ Read 950
DQ Write 745
DQ Mixed 35.9
248% 577 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 268%
Great: 270%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$93
206GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 415
Mixed 417
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 43.5
179% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 96.6
130% 237 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 114%
Great: 116%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$60
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 158
Write 152
Mixed 159
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.16
89% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$135
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 28.6
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.9
SC Write 44.1
SC Mixed 31.4
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 102%
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 MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 991 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,371
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HDDRAMUSB
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