Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 96.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive184% 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.
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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:51
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 481
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 737
MC Mixed 699
104% 694 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Asus(1043 847A) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
37.4% Below average
Lighting 98.4
Reflection 77.4
Parallax 121
33% 99 fps
MRender 85.6
Gravity 119
Splatting 76.1
41% 93.5 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$237
223GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
184% Outstanding
Read 1,502
Write 1,063
Mixed 1,133
274% 1,233 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 28
185% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 53.9
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 30.2
47% 85.7 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 184%
Great: 284%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 159
Mixed 155
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.2
68% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$217
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 23.6
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 86%
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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 6,330 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,438
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HDDRAMUSB
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