Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 13:07
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 501
114% 506 Pts
MC Int 700
MC Float 788
MC Mixed 755
112% 748 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$219
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
69.4% Good
Lighting 225
Reflection 195
Parallax 208
66% 210 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 206
Splatting 160
78% 172 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
KINGSTON 240GB
142GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 467
Write 200
Mixed 261
68% 309 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 16.3
108% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 47.1
74% 139 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$80
875GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 117
Write 113
Mixed 102
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.61
128% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 67%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$80
624GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Read 110
Write 83.5
Mixed 106
76% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.4
97% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
49.8% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 14.1
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 17.2
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 96%
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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 1,606 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $225

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,324
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