Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 141%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics189% 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 Drive109% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 12:07
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$309
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 148
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 523
QC Mixed 486
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 718
MC Float 837
MC Mixed 745
115% 767 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$695
MaxC: 2100 MHz, MaxM: 2852 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
189% Outstanding
Lighting 614
Reflection 573
Parallax 668
191% 618 fps
MRender 293
Gravity 600
Splatting 313
153% 402 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 189%
Great: 183%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
123GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 416
Mixed 423
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 44.9
193% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 115
142% 251 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 118%
Great: 116%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
116GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 414
Mixed 416
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 31.8
169% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 109
134% 238 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$68
400GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 182
Mixed 158
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.34
81% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
234GB free
Firmware: HP51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 158
Mixed 152
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.14
57% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.5% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.5
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 24.8
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 119%
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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 2,813 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,331
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $297AMD RX 480 $608Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
Intel Core i5-7600K $233Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $157
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $696SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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