Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 114%, 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 Drive226% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 04:47
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 153
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 574
QC Float 605
QC Mixed 575
132% 584 Pts
MC Int 768
MC Float 876
MC Mixed 835
124% 826 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 114%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 452
Reflection 409
Parallax 432
138% 431 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 432
Splatting 265
138% 316 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 138%
Great: 143%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$235
385GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 1,813
Write 1,320
Mixed 1,187
319% 1,440 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 46.8
196% 75.1 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 119
140% 237 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 226%
Great: 283%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3395 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 42
MC Mixed 34.2
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 47.6
SC Mixed 33.5
101% 35.2 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
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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 3,886 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 - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,331
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $718SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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