Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics8.76% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive250% 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)
Memory14.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161228
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 01:01
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 way above expectations (92nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 549
QC Float 576
QC Mixed 563
128% 563 Pts
MC Int 712
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 765
114% 760 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 109%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4534
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
8.76% Terrible
Lighting 24.4
Reflection 31.5
Parallax 25.5
8% 27.1 fps
MRender 23.9
Gravity 20.9
Splatting 38.5
14% 27.8 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.76%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
202GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 2,604
Write 1,213
Mixed 1,391
381% 1,736 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 32.9
209% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 61.1
DQ Write 438
DQ Mixed 26.9
86% 175 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 250%
Great: 267%
WD Blue 250GB (2010)-$51
172GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 117
Write 126
Mixed 123
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.45
116% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$136
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 33.2
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 32.8
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
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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 2,748 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $225

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $848
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AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $248Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
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