Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:32
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 515
QC Float 587
QC Mixed 564
126% 555 Pts
MC Int 767
MC Float 867
MC Mixed 828
123% 821 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Lighting 221
Reflection 195
Parallax 208
67% 208 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 207
Splatting 164
74% 173 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
93GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 401
Mixed 413
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 47.2
182% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 112
144% 259 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$75
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 155
Mixed 172
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.22
75% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
84% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 25.7
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 25.2
75% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84%
Great: 99%
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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 5,334 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: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,452
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $300Nvidia GTX 1070 $394Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280AMD RX 480 $491Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $128
Intel Core i5-7600K $229Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $145
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $950SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $163SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $180SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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