Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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 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.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 07:10
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 525
QC Float 565
QC Mixed 559
124% 550 Pts
MC Int 708
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 760
113% 755 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 344
Reflection 328
Parallax 344
106% 339 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 318
Splatting 256
113% 265 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$149
98GB free
Firmware: DC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 498
Write 212
Mixed 296
74% 335 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 21.5
138% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 50.8
90% 180 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 85%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$85
14GB free
Firmware: 526ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 513
Write 114
Mixed 223
61% 283 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 22.6
141% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 50.4
67% 122 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 150
Write 145
Mixed 142
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.2
86% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$31
306GB free
Firmware: KC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 111
Write 95.9
Mixed 91.5
75% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 5.52
4K Mixed 0.51
178% 2.16 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMR16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 26.1
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 29.7
78% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 101%
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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 6,373 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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