Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 148%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive110% 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 18:21
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 155
SC Mixed 149
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 500
QC Float 539
QC Mixed 551
120% 530 Pts
MC Int 763
MC Float 872
MC Mixed 829
123% 821 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 372.54
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 434
Reflection 406
Parallax 414
132% 418 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 421
Splatting 265
136% 312 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 135%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ RD400 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$240
449GB free
Firmware: 57CZ4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
!4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
275% Outstanding
Read 2,021
Write 1,430
Mixed 1,138
338% 1,530 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 57.1
223% 88.3 MB/s
DQ Read 886
DQ Write 879
DQ Mixed 258
365% 674 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 275%
Great: 261%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
206GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 415
Mixed 421
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 37.8
168% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 26.8
99% 219 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$62
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 149
Write 153
Mixed 160
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.18
89% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 29.1
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 41.7
SC Mixed 31.1
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
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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 4,769 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,332
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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