Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 96%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics174% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive246% 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory30 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161228
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 16:48
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
96% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 537
QC Mixed 458
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 739
109% 731 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 96%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$700
MaxC: 1999 MHz, MaxM: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Lighting 578
Reflection 540
Parallax 587
175% 568 fps
MRender 282
Gravity 556
Splatting 296
147% 378 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 174%
Great: 185%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$250
390GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
246% Outstanding
Read 2,556
Write 1,294
Mixed 1,292
376% 1,714 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 29.1
186% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 53.5
DQ Write 429
DQ Mixed 28.1
85% 170 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 246%
Great: 284%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$127
2TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 144
Write 118
Mixed 110
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.37
4K Mixed 0.16
96% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 31.1
106% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 32.1
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 105%
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 1,563 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 - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,324
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HDDRAMUSB
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