Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 108%, 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 Drive73.8% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory14.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:14
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 543
QC Float 575
QC Mixed 553
126% 557 Pts
MC Int 705
MC Float 800
MC Mixed 763
113% 756 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 108%
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: 384.94
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 196
Parallax 210
68% 211 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 203
Splatting 159
73% 171 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB-$144
243GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 493
Write 426
Mixed 242
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 4.99
61% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 3.32
71% 168 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 79%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$84
110GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
79% Very good
Read 476
Write 433
Mixed 461
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 5.78
80% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 5.7
74% 173 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 79%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
723GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
62% Good
Read 107
Write 109
Mixed 92
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.56
111% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 28.8
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 32.9
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 49.1
81% 49.1 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
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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 5,340 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: $1,445
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HDDRAMUSB
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