Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.4% 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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:52
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 163
SC Mixed 159
127% 159 Pts
QC Int 594
QC Float 640
QC Mixed 616
140% 617 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 642
MC Mixed 623
92% 615 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 118%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1330 MHz, MLim: 2065 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
69.4% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 178
Parallax 288
72% 222 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 191
Splatting 132
68% 156 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 141
Write 126
Mixed 147
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.19
84% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$134
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2611 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 24.3
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 25.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 82.4%
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 9,980 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 164% - Outstanding Total price: $948
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