Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive121% 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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:45
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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-$291
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 138
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 541
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 683
MC Float 833
MC Mixed 743
112% 753 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 338
Reflection 307
Parallax 322
103% 322 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 305
Splatting 236
107% 250 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$117
380GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 410
Mixed 418
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 52.4
194% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 131
152% 265 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 120%
Great: 115%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$117
282GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 413
Mixed 426
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 53
197% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 133
154% 266 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 121%
Great: 115%
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB
163GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 414
Mixed 423
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 52.2
198% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 127
150% 263 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 121%
Great: 115%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
142GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 414
Mixed 424
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 53.9
203% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 119
147% 261 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 123%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$217
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 28.7
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 32.6
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 47.6
84% 47.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 102%
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 8,891 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,672
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