Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive158% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:52
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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 i5-7600K-$212
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 163
SC Mixed 157
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 604
QC Float 649
QC Mixed 618
141% 624 Pts
MC Int 606
MC Float 652
MC Mixed 627
94% 628 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 118%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 209
Reflection 184
Parallax 289
74% 228 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 186
Splatting 130
66% 153 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 63%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
249GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
158% Outstanding
Read 939
Write 987
Mixed 967
216% 965 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 34.4
192% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 49.2
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 34.3
44% 74.5 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 158%
Great: 373%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 28.6
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 27.6
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 104%
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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 3,908 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,354
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HDDRAMUSB
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