Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive238% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 17:48
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 563
QC Mixed 549
124% 547 Pts
MC Int 788
MC Float 888
MC Mixed 848
126% 841 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 206
Parallax 220
71% 220 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 215
Splatting 172
76% 179 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$240
277GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 2,602
Write 1,331
Mixed 1,470
396% 1,801 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 27.5
137% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 49.1
DQ Write 489
DQ Mixed 24.4
92% 188 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 238%
Great: 285%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 28
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 31.5
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 45.5
88% 45.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 106%
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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 5,955 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $245

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,321
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HDDRAMUSB
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