Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics182% 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 Drive119% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime5.7 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 19:58
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 550
QC Mixed 534
120% 529 Pts
MC Int 729
MC Float 880
MC Mixed 786
119% 798 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
182% Outstanding
Lighting 612
Reflection 563
Parallax 615
190% 597 fps
MRender 288
Gravity 588
Splatting 311
176% 395 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 182%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$148
398GB 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 (98th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 407
Mixed 414
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 55.9
190% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 131
154% 268 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 119%
Great: 118%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
506GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 147
Write 176
Mixed 156
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.73
4K Mixed 0.37
120% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$230
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 26.9
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 30.5
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 103%
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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 5,932 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $245

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,380
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $288Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Intel Core i5-7600K $200Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $148
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $189SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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