Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics124% 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 Drive94.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 07:22
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 500
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 793
MC Mixed 756
111% 745 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 377
Parallax 399
123% 391 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 382
Splatting 241
126% 288 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 124%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD7SN3Q512G1002 512GB
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2170002 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 434
Write 407
Mixed 368
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 24.1
131% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 19
93% 210 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 98%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$89
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01L01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 152
Write 155
Mixed 147
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 3.06
4K Mixed 0.55
153% 1.49 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$167
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.3% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 20.2
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 22.8
64% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 108%
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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 9,938 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: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $1,525
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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