Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
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 99.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161228
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:07
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 488
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 783
MC Mixed 704
108% 720 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Lighting 209
Reflection 189
Parallax 280
72% 226 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 203
Splatting 134
70% 162 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 520ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 511
Write 241
Mixed 321
79% 357 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 17
116% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 76.5
96% 170 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 83%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
23GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 415
Mixed 417
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 49
184% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 128
151% 264 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 167
Mixed 175
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.25
90% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 100%
Great: 117%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$50
85GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3MA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 90
Write 99.7
Mixed 87.4
69% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.32
83% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS824A.C8FBD1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
75.6% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 21.7
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 24
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 60.1
67% 60.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 87%
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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 9,569 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $1,513
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HDDRAMUSB
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