Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive70.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.8 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 16:43
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 140
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 507
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 724
MC Float 822
MC Mixed 791
116% 779 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 347
Reflection 306
Parallax 318
104% 324 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 303
Splatting 226
105% 245 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SATA M.2 500GB-$150
125GB free
Firmware: X41000WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 500
Write 231
Mixed 248
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 18.9
106% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 33.3
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 36.3
50% 86.1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 500GB-$140
103GB free
Firmware: X41100WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 498
Write 312
Mixed 291
81% 367 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 15.6
103% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 35.7
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 46
57% 95.3 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 84%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
811GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 202
Mixed 170
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.98
4K Mixed 0.49
144% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 22.1
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 24
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 94%
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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 6,346 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,471
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HDDRAMUSB
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