Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
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 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics166% 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 Drive159% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 07:10
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 16%

 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 153
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 554
QC Mixed 509
117% 519 Pts
MC Int 744
MC Float 859
MC Mixed 819
121% 808 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Lighting 540
Reflection 508
Parallax 579
171% 542 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 535
Splatting 290
162% 365 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 166%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
872GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
159% Outstanding
Read 1,017
Write 974
Mixed 1,002
223% 998 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 73.2
4K Mixed 37.3
135% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 392
DQ Write 403
DQ Mixed 144
178% 313 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 159%
Great: 380%
WD Black 4TB (2013)-$150
177GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
69% Good
Read 115
Write 125
Mixed 124
92% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.23
96% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 39.9
MC Write 42.5
MC Mixed 33.7
111% 38.7 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 47.1
SC Mixed 33.2
100% 35 GB/s
Latency 49.7
80% 49.7 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
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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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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $113
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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