Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 99.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive280% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 09 '17 at 17:10
Run Duration341 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 491
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 742
110% 734 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Asus(1043 8499) 3GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
61.8% Good
Lighting 169
Reflection 137
Parallax 214
57% 173 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 189
Splatting 115
65% 149 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$240
337GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
280% Outstanding
Read 2,760
Write 1,343
Mixed 1,387
402% 1,830 MB/s
4K Read 60.5
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 40.3
224% 84.3 MB/s
DQ Read 555
DQ Write 414
DQ Mixed 154
205% 374 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 280%
Great: 283%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
300GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 66% Great: 118%
Seagate ST3500630AS 500GB-$29
354GB free
Firmware: 3.ADG Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 69
Write 72.1
Mixed 65
52% 68.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.38
90% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 43%
Flash Drive SM_USB20 1GB
1GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
5.52% Terrible
Read 16.7
Write 4.15
Mixed 6.6
9% 9.14 MB/s
4K Read 9.13
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
35% 3.05 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.52%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 31.3
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 41.3
SC Mixed 30.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 100%
Great: 124%
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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 5,983 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $245

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,303
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $160SanDisk Extreme 64GB $30
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