Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 89.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics45.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161011
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '17 at 21:45
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-7700-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 440
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 627
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 676
100% 672 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
45.3% Average
Lighting 136
Reflection 131
Parallax 176
46% 148 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 120
Splatting 83.5
44% 103 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 48%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
115GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 509
Write 237
Mixed 319
78% 355 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 17
118% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 9.46
68% 155 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 79%
Great: 77%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$76
1TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 158
Write 140
Mixed 147
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.18
76% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 110%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
159GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 153
Mixed 131
111% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.21
88% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.9% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 20.5
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 22.8
64% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.9%
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 6,414 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,433
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