Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics138% 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 Drive106% 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)
Memory30 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 00:46
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 494
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 793
MC Mixed 758
112% 750 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 559
Reflection 288
Parallax 342
140% 396 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 289
Splatting 233
108% 242 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 138%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ VX500 512GB-$220
192GB free
Firmware: JYCX0101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 463
Mixed 498
111% 495 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 44.8
147% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 116
122% 205 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 106%
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 (78th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 407
Mixed 440
101% 455 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 32.7
152% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 104
150% 278 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3232 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 39.9
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 33.8
110% 38.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 46.9
SC Mixed 34.2
100% 34.9 GB/s
Latency 50.9
78% 50.9 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 109%
Great: 121%
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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 3,346 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: $1,359
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