Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 97.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive296% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:05
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 491
111% 488 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 746
MC Mixed 711
105% 704 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 22.20.16.4729
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
10% Very poor
Lighting 24.5
Reflection 31.5
Parallax 25.8
8% 27.3 fps
MRender 26.8
Gravity 22.4
Splatting 38.4
12% 29.2 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 10%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$230
386GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
296% Outstanding
Read 2,879
Write 1,359
Mixed 1,451
416% 1,896 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 56.3
251% 93.3 MB/s
DQ Read 624
DQ Write 375
DQ Mixed 213
236% 404 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 296%
Great: 274%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 143
Write 132
Mixed 135
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.17
69% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 30.1
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 43.1
SC Mixed 29.3
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
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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 4,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $226

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,363
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HDDRAMUSB
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