Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics168% 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 Drive217% 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 21:35
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$297
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 452
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 684
MC Float 762
MC Mixed 732
109% 726 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$754
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 542
Reflection 519
Parallax 584
172% 548 fps
MRender 275
Gravity 542
Splatting 297
164% 371 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 168%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
272GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 413
Mixed 423
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 52.6
201% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 125
148% 258 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 122%
Great: 117%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$246
84GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 349
Mixed 358
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 28.8
152% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 47.6
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 85.2
83% 124 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 97%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$481
77GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 1,867
Write 954
Mixed 1,242
299% 1,354 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 35.1
221% 90.7 MB/s
DQ Read 577
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 33.8
140% 318 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 217%
Great: 273%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$74
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 88.4
Write 85
Mixed 80.2
64% 84.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.22
88% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 68%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$67
150GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 142
Write 146
Mixed 139
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.25
98% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 28.1
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 36.8
SC Mixed 31.1
82% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94.5%
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 4,744 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 - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 119% - Outstanding Total price: $900
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HDDRAMUSB
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