Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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.
Graphics182% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 15:36
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 155
124% 156 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 538
QC Mixed 534
116% 512 Pts
MC Int 758
MC Float 865
MC Mixed 810
121% 811 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$770
Asus(1043 85EA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2890 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
182% Outstanding
Lighting 612
Reflection 565
Parallax 629
191% 602 fps
MRender 290
Gravity 584
Splatting 314
176% 396 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 182%
Great: 181%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
349GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 401
Mixed 409
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 25.8
160% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 83.5
126% 240 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 31.6
106% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 44.5
SC Mixed 32.2
95% 33.4 GB/s
Latency 50.9
78% 50.9 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
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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 5,343 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,444
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