Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 95%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics86.7% 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 Drive118% 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 (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:41
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$329
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
95% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 135
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 458
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 781
MC Mixed 750
111% 745 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Lighting 255
Reflection 254
Parallax 254
79% 254 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 251
Splatting 207
93% 217 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$135
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 466
Mixed 486
108% 486 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 48.9
180% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 136
149% 251 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 118%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 171
Mixed 150
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.25
92% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
50.9% Above average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 14.3
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 15.9
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 57%
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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 9,918 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,538
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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