Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 97.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.9% 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.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 04:51
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 453
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 747
MC Float 845
MC Mixed 810
120% 800 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Lighting 312
Reflection 285
Parallax 350
101% 316 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 289
Splatting 207
99% 230 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$85
126GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 518
Write 348
Mixed 361
90% 409 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 10.3
106% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 48.3
99% 202 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
425GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 142
Write 142
Mixed 149
109% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.21
85% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
41.7% Average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.2
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 13.4
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 103%
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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 5,255 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $205

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 141% - Outstanding Total price: $989
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HDDRAMUSB
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