Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 88.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics37.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory22.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 04:00
Run Duration419 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
88.6% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 108
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 487
QC Mixed 467
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 588
MC Float 672
MC Mixed 622
94% 627 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$135
CLim: 1557 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
37.1% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 94.6
Parallax 108
36% 108 fps
MRender 79.4
Gravity 106
Splatting 81.5
38% 88.8 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$84
18GB free
Firmware: U21010RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 500
Write 400
Mixed 455
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 5.35
117% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 33.2
86% 178 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 82%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$84
10GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 516
Write 420
Mixed 276
89% 404 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 5.93
74% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 7.29
68% 156 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 82%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$84
2GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
46.9% Average
Read 487
Write 129
Mixed 182
58% 266 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 4.09
68% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 21.3
DQ Write 4.79
DQ Mixed 5.28
6% 10.5 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$61
65GB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Read 158
Write 151
Mixed 138
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.24
71% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 107%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 16GB
0GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
7.57% Terrible
Read 22.2
Write 5.95
Mixed 7.49
12% 11.9 MB/s
4K Read 6.65
4K Write 0.48
4K Mixed 1.63
97% 2.92 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.57%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 Kingston KHX2133C14D4/8G CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 Kingston KHX2133C14D4/8G 32GB
3200, 3200, 3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
97.6% Outstanding
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 33
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 18.7
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 98%
This bench: 97.6%
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 5,329 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,433
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