Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 84.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive215% 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.
Very high background CPU (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 18:53
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 121
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 411
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 583
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 643
94% 627 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
EVGA(3842 6299) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (163 fps cap detected)
60.6% Good
Lighting 163
Reflection 164
Parallax 164
51% 164 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 164
Splatting 164
68% 162 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$290
348GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 407
Mixed 415
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 46.7
182% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 42.6
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 120
98% 132 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 107%
Great: 119%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$240
110GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 1,944
Write 1,316
Mixed 1,116
322% 1,459 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 30.2
165% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 46.1
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 25.1
71% 141 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 215%
Great: 285%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$250
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.4% Above average
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 14.5
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 117%
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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 6,025 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $245

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,375
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Intel Core i5-7600K $180Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $192SanDisk Extreme 64GB $30
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