Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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 Drive292% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 20:19
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i7-6700K-$271
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 435
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 631
MC Float 691
MC Mixed 672
99% 664 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
MaxC: 2012 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 342
Reflection 298
Parallax 310
99% 317 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 310
Splatting 235
107% 249 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$348
356GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
292% Outstanding
Read 2,637
Write 1,710
Mixed 1,957
466% 2,101 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 54.8
252% 99.1 MB/s
DQ Read 50.5
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 247
158% 174 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 292%
Great: 332%
Seagate ST8000VN0002-1Z8112 8TB
4.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 116% Great: 120%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$135
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 114
Write 129
Mixed 129
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.33
94% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB-$145
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.3% Very good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 22
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 22.6
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 110%
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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 1,623 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: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,344
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