Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 Drive114% 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).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 03:01
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 155
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 565
QC Float 592
QC Mixed 578
131% 578 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 611
MC Mixed 591
89% 594 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Asus(1043 8593) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 421
Reflection 409
Parallax 428
131% 420 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 420
Splatting 259
135% 308 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 133%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
290GB 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 (93rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 410
Mixed 421
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 44.9
177% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 120
144% 252 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 114%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB-$43
390GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 105
Write 106
Mixed 102
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.26
92% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 62%
Toshiba MQ01ACF050 500GB-$706
2GB free
Firmware: AV001D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
65% Good
Read 112
Write 115
Mixed 115
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.19
86% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 65%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 27.3
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 34
SC Mixed 27.3
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 99%
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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 7,033 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,659
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Intel Core i5-7600K $210AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
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