Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics143% 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 Drive144% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 18:58
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 157
SC Mixed 153
123% 153 Pts
QC Int 564
QC Float 585
QC Mixed 574
130% 574 Pts
MC Int 770
MC Float 875
MC Mixed 833
124% 826 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 114%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$545
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 466
Reflection 428
Parallax 450
142% 448 fps
MRender 265
Gravity 449
Splatting 275
144% 330 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 143%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$354
476GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 505
Mixed 514
115% 515 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 30.9
162% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 99
142% 264 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 115%
Great: 108%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$199
223GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 475
Mixed 508
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 28.7
158% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 87.4
135% 258 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 112%
Great: 109%
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$111
36GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
144% Outstanding
Read 2,082
Write 136
Mixed 256
174% 825 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 33.4
160% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 40.1
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 21.6
36% 66.5 MB/s
Poor: 117%
This bench: 144%
Great: 227%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 29.1
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 33.1
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 101%
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 6,336 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,471
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Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $114
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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