Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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.
Boot Drive109% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 21:09
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 154
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 573
QC Mixed 552
125% 550 Pts
MC Int 759
MC Float 856
MC Mixed 831
122% 815 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
EVGA(3842 6686) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 98% Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
190GB 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 (87th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 414
Mixed 419
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 44.7
186% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 49.3
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 119
104% 148 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
863GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 159
Mixed 158
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.29
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.31
136% 1.39 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.4% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 20.9
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 23.3
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.4%
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 5,998 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $245

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,374
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