Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 97.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics158% 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 Drive99.8% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 01:45
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 (38th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 471
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 745
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
158% Outstanding
Lighting 523
Reflection 506
Parallax 544
164% 524 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 510
Splatting 273
154% 348 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 158%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$159
227GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 397
Mixed 405
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 30
163% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 44.6
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 30.6
63% 119 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 181
Mixed 172
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.2
86% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 27.5
94% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 36.8
SC Mixed 29
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 104%
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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 5,223 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $205

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,372
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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