Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics92.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161228
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 23:14
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 142
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 509
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 477
113% 497 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 815
MC Mixed 763
113% 759 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Gainward(10B0 17C8) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Lighting 298
Reflection 267
Parallax 300
92% 288 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 274
Splatting 183
93% 214 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$110
211GB free
Firmware: B35500WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 1,324
Write 222
Mixed 277
130% 608 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 61.3
4K Mixed 10.9
94% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 38.7
DQ Write 97.3
DQ Mixed 43.8
40% 59.9 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 136%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 2TB
408GB free
Firmware: 050B
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 143
Write 156
Mixed 133
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.27
76% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 101%
WD My Passport 1TB
293GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
36.8% Below average
Read 80.7
Write 83.8
Mixed 63.5
97% 76 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.19
82% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.2% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 20.9
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 23.2
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.2%
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 5,939 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $245

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,380
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