Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive112% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:18
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 490
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 705
MC Float 802
MC Mixed 761
113% 756 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 100%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$548
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 439
Reflection 408
Parallax 427
130% 424 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 423
Splatting 261
130% 312 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 134%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
167GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 404
Mixed 412
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 43.1
176% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 97.3
132% 242 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 112%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
587GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 163
Mixed 141
120% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.28
103% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.8% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 20.3
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.3
SC Mixed 22.2
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.8%
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 3,420 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $205

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,363
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $268AMD RX 480 $379Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $235Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $33Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $165
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $714SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $40HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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