Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 95.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive176% 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.
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 (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 days ago, 8 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 03:30
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 463
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 667
MC Float 761
MC Mixed 715
107% 714 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 213
Reflection 161
Parallax 281
73% 218 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 179
Splatting 182
68% 163 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$395
111GB free
Firmware: 01F0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Read 1,400
Write 910
Mixed 1,194
259% 1,168 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 33.4
142% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 463
DQ Write 522
DQ Mixed 193
228% 393 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 176%
Great: 243%
Crucial M500 120GB-$69
20GB free
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
66.3% Good
Read 484
Write 134
Mixed 200
59% 273 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 23.3
100% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 40
71% 143 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 76%
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB-$95
501GB free
Firmware: SM12 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 113
Write 121
Mixed 111
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.24
86% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$180
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.3% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 19.5
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21.3
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 107%
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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 5,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,443
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