Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics121% 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 Drive107% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory29.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 00:05
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 i7-6700K-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 501
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 708
MC Float 801
MC Mixed 767
113% 759 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 559
Reflection 291
Parallax 308
145% 386 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 290
Splatting 234
104% 243 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 121%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ VX500 512GB-$229
192GB free
Firmware: JYCX0101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 481
Mixed 496
112% 499 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 40.1
144% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 150
148% 238 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
OCZ Vector 256GB-$240
3GB free
Firmware: 3.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 407
Mixed 438
101% 454 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 35.2
155% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 106
151% 280 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 33.8
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 46.4
SC Mixed 33.1
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
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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 5,261 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $205

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 141% - Outstanding Total price: $994
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