Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics135% 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 Drive177% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 02:53
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 Pentium G4560-$83
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
63.2% Good
SC Int 108
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 291
66% 289 Pts
MC Int 279
MC Float 313
MC Mixed 300
44% 297 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 436
Reflection 405
Parallax 431
134% 424 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 418
Splatting 261
135% 308 fps
Poor: 102%
This bench: 135%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB-$116
74GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
177% Outstanding
Read 1,726
Write 607
Mixed 891
235% 1,074 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 43.9
186% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 405
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 172
170% 274 MB/s
Poor: 105%
This bench: 177%
Great: 187%
Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB
830GB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
61% Good
Read 105
Write 108
Mixed 70.2
70% 94.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.32
112% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 61%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3403 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 46
MC Mixed 36.6
113% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 29.8
85% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
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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 6,371 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 - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,429
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