Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 89.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics57.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:12
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-7700-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 431
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 642
MC Float 671
MC Mixed 683
100% 665 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Nvidia(10DE 104B) 3GB
MaxC: 1202 MHz, MaxM: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Lighting 162
Reflection 123
Parallax 204
54% 163 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 185
Splatting 106
67% 142 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB-$120
197GB free
Firmware: X2306RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 436
Write 440
Mixed 395
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 17.1
120% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 33.9
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 15.6
28% 52 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$70
617GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 178
Mixed 123
115% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.25
76% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2230 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.6% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 21.1
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 21.9
62% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 104%
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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%
Nuclear submarine
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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