Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics139% 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 Drive173% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 23:27
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$309
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 481
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 707
MC Float 804
MC Mixed 768
114% 760 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
MSI(1462 3364) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1987 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 455
Reflection 399
Parallax 462
137% 438 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 428
Splatting 256
127% 309 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 139%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
183GB free
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 1,319
Write 897
Mixed 1,045
241% 1,087 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 32.8
112% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,085
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 234
290% 536 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 173%
Great: 281%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$135
1TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 144
Write 129
Mixed 133
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.23
4K Write 2.74
4K Mixed 0.5
157% 1.49 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 23.8
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 25.4
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.5%
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 2,812 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,331
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HDDRAMUSB
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