Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:34
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-7600K-$229
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 157
126% 158 Pts
QC Int 567
QC Float 594
QC Mixed 580
132% 580 Pts
MC Int 564
MC Float 621
MC Mixed 604
89% 596 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 113%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1290 MHz, MLim: 2025 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
67.5% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 174
Parallax 261
69% 212 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 190
Splatting 127
66% 153 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 117
Write 123
Mixed 148
98% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.05
4K Write 0.42
4K Mixed 0.09
20% 0.18 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2611 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 24.2
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 25.4
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 89%
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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 9,182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,632
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