Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics159% 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 Drive265% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 01:13
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 526
115% 508 Pts
MC Int 692
MC Float 809
MC Mixed 758
112% 753 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
9.92% Terrible
Lighting 25
Reflection 30.1
Parallax 27.1
8% 27.4 fps
MRender 25.2
Gravity 22.3
Splatting 37.4
11% 28.3 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.92%
Great: 10%
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Lighting 517
Reflection 493
Parallax 570
166% 527 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 509
Splatting 282
154% 349 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 159%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$450
717GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
265% Outstanding
Read 2,825
Write 1,498
Mixed 1,400
419% 1,908 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 32.2
183% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 54.7
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 121
104% 146 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 265%
Great: 291%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$249
77GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 351
Mixed 356
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 28
142% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 45.6
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 23.3
52% 102 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 97%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$140
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 177
Mixed 165
128% 169 MB/s
4K Read 4.67
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.26
264% 2.37 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 100%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
2TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 129
Write 115
Mixed 109
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.22
91% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2700 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 23.7
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 27.3
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 106%
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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 6,981 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,659
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