Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics139% 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 Drive63.2% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:58
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i7-6700K-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 144
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 553
QC Float 549
QC Mixed 565
126% 556 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 759
MC Mixed 700
105% 704 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 109%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2575 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 455
Reflection 410
Parallax 431
138% 432 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 437
Splatting 268
140% 320 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 139%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PH3-CE240 240GB
91GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 519
Write 20.4
Mixed 226
55% 255 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 13.2
102% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 61
103% 202 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
541GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 163
Mixed 146
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.23
86% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$193
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 28.6
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 42.2
SC Mixed 31.6
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 47.3
84% 47.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
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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 8,577 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $239

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,721
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