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 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 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive60% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 00:53
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU4%

 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 154
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 539
QC Float 545
QC Mixed 562
124% 549 Pts
MC Int 764
MC Float 865
MC Mixed 824
122% 818 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 113%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 330
Reflection 318
Parallax 332
102% 327 fps
Gravity 307
Splatting 229
117% 268 fps
Poor: 83% Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ TL100 240GB-$145
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFZ10.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
60% Good
Read 510
Write 57.1
Mixed 269
60% 279 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 0.66
92% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 11.6
77% 180 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 60%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
583GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 204
Write 157
Mixed 157
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.19
81% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
389GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 124
Write 86.3
Mixed 92.5
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.24
80% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 107%
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$23
306GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 74.6
Write 73
Mixed 68.1
54% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.29
85% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 55%
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$23
250GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
45.4% Average
Read 78.4
Write 79.6
Mixed 76.1
59% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.31
81% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3000C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3091 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 30
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 42.3
SC Mixed 30.5
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 101%
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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 9,191 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
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Desktop
Desktop 124%
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Workstation
Workstation 91%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,624
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